Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 2006
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1947
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2012
Ties: 1909, 1910, 1954, 1956, 1994
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1990, 2020
Ties: 1944, 1961, 2011
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2020
Ties: 1955
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1902, 1904, 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1953, 1992, 2006
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1903, 1921, 2000, 2019
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1927, 1957
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1903, 1933, 1990
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932, 2017, 2020
Ties: 1898, 1942, 1952
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1942, 1952, 1953, 2018
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1943, 2007
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1927, 1954, 1976
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1923, 1949, 2009
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1944
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1970
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018, 2020
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1925, 1938, 1973, 1989, 1997
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1970
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1909, 1916, 1926, 1943, 1958
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1970
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1916, 1922, 1959, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/