Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1934
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1897, 1981, 2001, 2011, 2019
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1987
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1908
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1937
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1937, 1985
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1929
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918, 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1935, 1973, 1985, 2004, 2011
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1931, 1987
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1897, 1946, 1952, 1973, 1985
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1897, 1903, 1933, 1946, 1956, 1987, 1988, 1989
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1949, 2009
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1956, 1976
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1906
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1902, 1915, 1937, 1940, 1945, 1948, 2015
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905, 1907, 1918, 1980
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1923, 1945, 1994
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1908
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013, 2019
Ties: 1925, 1948, 1974, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/