Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1897
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 1906, 1944, 1946, 1955, 1967, 2020
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1897, 1903
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1958, 1976
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1949
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1907
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1949
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1942
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1949
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1911, 1950, 1972, 1974, 1993, 1999
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1915, 1944
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1899, 1923, 1925, 1947
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1907, 1911, 1924, 1944
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1902, 1956, 1976
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1954, 1965, 1975, 1987
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1936, 1977, 1987
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1900, 1947, 1977
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1949
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1934
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1913
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1936
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1913, 1914, 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1939, 1968, 1979
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1913
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1928, 1930, 1959, 1985
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1913, 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Ties: 1936, 1964, 1983, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/