Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2021
1-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1960
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Feb–Mar 2021
2-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1947
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Jan–Mar 2021
3-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1990
Ties: 1922, 1957
Dec 2020–Mar 2021
4-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Ties: 1919, 1923, 1935, 1973, 1989, 2006
Nov 2020–Mar 2021
5-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1902, 1904, 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1909, 1922, 1990
Oct 2020–Mar 2021
6-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1999
Sep 2020–Mar 2021
7-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1921, 1939, 1976, 2002, 2006
Aug 2020–Mar 2021
8-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Ties: 1913, 1939, 1950, 1976, 2002
Jul 2020–Mar 2021
9-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932, 2017, 2020
Ties: 1949, 2006
Jun 2020–Mar 2021
10-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
May 2020–Mar 2021
11-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Ties: 1903, 1935, 1976, 2006
Apr 2020–Mar 2021
12-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Ties: 1937, 1942, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2011
Oct 2019–Mar 2021
18-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1905
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1933, 2018
Apr 2019–Mar 2021
24-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1905
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Apr 2018–Mar 2021
36-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1970
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018, 2020
Apr 2017–Mar 2021
48-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1970
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Apr 2016–Mar 2021
60-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1970
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020

Citing This Page

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