Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1897
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1934
Ties: 2011
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1897, 1903
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1921, 1991
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1949
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1992, 2000
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1949
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1949
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 2000
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1992, 2003
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 2013
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 2020
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1941, 1961, 1980, 2010
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1951, 1960, 1967
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1963, 1991, 1995
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1949
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1989
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1992
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1913, 1914, 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1927, 1969, 1984
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1943, 1960, 1963, 1983, 2001
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913, 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1940, 1943, 1944, 1960, 1985

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/