Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1897
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1934
Ties: 1918, 1983
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1897, 1903
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1915, 1954
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1899, 1915, 1960, 2006
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1957, 1960, 1998, 2019
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1927, 1960, 1998
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1998
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1911, 1916, 1958, 1964, 1999
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1902, 1928, 1977
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1911, 1916, 1944, 1947, 1957, 1974
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1954, 1965, 1971, 1975
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1936, 1971, 1977
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1911, 1914, 1918, 1943
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1949
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1927, 1990, 1991, 1992
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1940, 1959, 1988, 1990, 1991
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1913, 1914, 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1980, 2000
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1937, 1940, 1942, 1982
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1913, 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2018
Ties: 1936, 1964, 1971, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/