Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1947
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1896
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020
Ties: 1951
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1902, 1904, 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1932
Ties: 2019
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1932
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1932
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2020
Ties: 1927
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2020
Ties: 1976
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1927, 1937
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1942, 1954, 2000, 2005, 2011
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020
Ties: 2003
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1907, 1926, 1973
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1907, 1913, 1951, 1957, 1974, 1995, 2004, 2011
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018, 2020
Ties: 1908, 1917, 1926
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2020
Ties: 1902, 1921, 1962
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2020
Ties: 1905, 1964

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/