Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1988
1-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1897
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1934
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1897, 1903
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1992
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1949
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1926, 2017
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1949
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1947
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1949
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1967, 2012, 2019
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1941, 1968, 1980, 2002
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1930, 1970, 2012, 2019
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1905, 1941, 1961, 2011
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1951, 1984, 2012
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1998, 2005
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1986, 2010
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1949
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1959, 1978, 1996
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1940, 1959, 1987, 1990, 1991
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913, 1914, 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2016
Ties: 1941, 1982, 1990, 1994, 1995, 1996
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Ties: 1990, 1992, 2002
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913, 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2018
Ties: 1941, 1961, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/