Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

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
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
10.9°F
(6.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–Mar 2021
2-Month
20.7°F
(-6.3°C)
18.3°F
(-7.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Ties: 1995, 2015
Jan–Mar 2021
3-Month
20.8°F
(-6.2°C)
14.4°F
(-9.8°C)
6.4°F
(3.6°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1936
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Dec 2020–Mar 2021
4-Month
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
13.9°F
(-10.1°C)
7.5°F
(4.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1936
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1981
Nov 2020–Mar 2021
5-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
16.4°F
(-8.7°C)
7.1°F
(4.0°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1936
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 2006
Oct 2020–Mar 2021
6-Month
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1936
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1998
Sep 2020–Mar 2021
7-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1936
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2002
Aug 2020–Mar 2021
8-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1897
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2017
Jul 2020–Mar 2021
9-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1897
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1981, 1998
Jun 2020–Mar 2021
10-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1897
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1998
May 2020–Mar 2021
11-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1936
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2016
Ties: 2002
Apr 2020–Mar 2021
12-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1936
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 1953, 1987, 1990
Oct 2019–Mar 2021
18-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1951
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1991
Apr 2019–Mar 2021
24-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1952
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Apr 2018–Mar 2021
36-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2000
Ties: 1987
Apr 2017–Mar 2021
48-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1990, 1992, 2002, 2018
Ties: 1944, 1987, 2012
Apr 2016–Mar 2021
60-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1900
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1992
Ties: 1934, 1985

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/