Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1989
1-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1897
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1934
Feb–Mar 1989
2-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1897, 1903
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 2009
Jan–Mar 1989
3-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1908, 1974, 1977
Dec 1988–Mar 1989
4-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1911, 1939
Nov 1988–Mar 1989
5-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1921, 1956
Oct 1988–Mar 1989
6-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1926, 1938, 2011
Sep 1988–Mar 1989
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1938, 1998, 2005, 2006
Aug 1988–Mar 1989
8-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 2011
Jul 1988–Mar 1989
9-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1943, 1953, 1963, 1986
Jun 1988–Mar 1989
10-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1938, 1963, 1995, 2006
May 1988–Mar 1989
11-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1927, 1995, 2001
Apr 1988–Mar 1989
12-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1905, 1935, 1938, 2006
Oct 1987–Mar 1989
18-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1949
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1981
Apr 1987–Mar 1989
24-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1913
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Apr 1986–Mar 1989
36-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913, 1914, 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2016
Ties: 1940, 1991, 1999, 2013
Apr 1985–Mar 1989
48-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1913
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2013
Apr 1984–Mar 1989
60-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1913, 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1991, 2002

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/