Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1974
1-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1897
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Feb–Mar 1974
2-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1897, 1903
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1927, 1932, 1982
Jan–Mar 1974
3-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1949
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1908, 1977, 1989
Dec 1973–Mar 1974
4-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1949
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1908, 1916, 1925, 1938, 1972
Nov 1973–Mar 1974
5-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1949
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1911, 1950, 1971, 1972, 1993, 1999
Oct 1973–Mar 1974
6-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1907, 1966
Sep 1973–Mar 1974
7-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1901, 1945, 1946, 1983
Aug 1973–Mar 1974
8-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1945, 1950, 1958
Jul 1973–Mar 1974
9-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1911, 1916, 1944, 1947, 1957, 1987
Jun 1973–Mar 1974
10-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1928, 1999
May 1973–Mar 1974
11-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1935, 2011
Apr 1973–Mar 1974
12-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Oct 1972–Mar 1974
18-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1949
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1897, 1914, 1972
Apr 1972–Mar 1974
24-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1919, 1925, 1929, 1933, 1943, 1957, 1972, 1977
Apr 1971–Mar 1974
36-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913, 1914, 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1905, 1920, 1947, 1957
Apr 1970–Mar 1974
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1913
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018
Ties: 1901, 1946, 1955, 1958, 1966, 1975, 1976
Apr 1969–Mar 1974
60-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913, 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1927, 1932, 1955, 1967, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/