Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1960
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1900, 2018
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1947
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1926, 1964
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1978
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1990, 2020
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1978
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1902, 1904, 1977
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1970
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1915
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1969, 1982
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1977
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932, 2017, 2020
Ties: 1969, 1978
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1977
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1936, 1967, 1981, 1993
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1978, 1993
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1899, 1913, 1914, 1929, 1937, 1942, 1944, 1945
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1914, 1921, 1988, 1990, 1993
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1970
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018, 2020
Ties: 1921, 1947, 1975, 1994
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1970
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1925, 1932, 1938, 1939, 1954, 1974, 1976, 1991, 2004
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1970
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1928, 1929, 1941, 1942, 1948, 1974, 1987, 1988, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/