Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1998
1-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1897
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 1934
Ties: 1939, 1979, 2009
Feb–Mar 1998
2-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1897, 1903
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1904
Jan–Mar 1998
3-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1949
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1967, 2001
Dec 1997–Mar 1998
4-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1949
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1957, 1960, 1987, 2019
Nov 1997–Mar 1998
5-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1949
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1927, 1960, 1987
Oct 1997–Mar 1998
6-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1987
Sep 1997–Mar 1998
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1938, 1989, 2005, 2006
Aug 1997–Mar 1998
8-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1938, 1986, 2005
Jul 1997–Mar 1998
9-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1954, 1991, 1994, 1995
Jun 1997–Mar 1998
10-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 2001
May 1997–Mar 1998
11-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1988, 2005
Apr 1997–Mar 1998
12-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1960, 2008
Oct 1996–Mar 1998
18-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1949
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Apr 1996–Mar 1998
24-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1913
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1941, 2010
Apr 1995–Mar 1998
36-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1913, 1914, 1917
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2003, 2009
Apr 1994–Mar 1998
48-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1913
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 2007, 2009, 2014
Apr 1993–Mar 1998
60-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1913, 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2018
Ties: 1997, 2008, 2009

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/