Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1947
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1942, 1966
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1990, 2020
Ties: 1904, 1970
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1902, 1904, 1977
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1932
Ties: 1915
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1932
Ties: 1931
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1932
Ties: 1941
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1932, 2017, 2020
Ties: 1951, 1965, 1980
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1908, 1914, 1915, 1936, 1960, 1982
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2020
Ties: 1936, 1940, 1967, 1993
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2020
Ties: 1896, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1931, 1982, 1984, 1996
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1962, 1971
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1967, 1977
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1970
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018, 2020
Ties: 1960
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1970
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2020
Ties: 1918, 1963, 1978, 1979
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/