Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
5.6°F
(3.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1897
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2007
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1897, 1903
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2004, 2007
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1959, 2009, 2013
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1908, 1916, 1925, 1938, 1974, 2019
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1911, 1950, 1971, 1974, 1993, 1999
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1915
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1899, 1926, 1946, 1947, 1964, 1983
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1906, 1926, 1931, 1946, 1975
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1899, 1906, 1939, 1950
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1906, 1915, 1962, 1964, 1979, 1999
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1929, 1956, 1969, 1976, 1999
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1949
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1897, 1914, 1974
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1913
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1919, 1925, 1929, 1933, 1943, 1957, 1974, 1977
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1913, 1914, 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1929, 1952
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1913
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1931, 1933, 1969, 1977, 1979
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1913, 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1928, 1929, 1954, 1959, 1965, 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/