Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1897
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Ties: 1914, 2001
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1897, 1903
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1947, 1963, 2013
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1949
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2004, 2018
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1949
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2018
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1949
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 2009
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1940, 1968, 2000, 2017
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1970, 1980, 1986, 1992, 1993
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1934, 1941, 2005
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1949
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1959, 1988, 1996
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913, 1914, 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1928, 1932, 1934, 1937, 1938, 1943, 1953, 1970
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1934, 1939, 1944, 1953, 1964
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913, 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1934, 1935, 1937, 1939, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/