Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2002
1-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1897
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1908
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1897, 1903
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1993
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1949
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1949
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1967, 1983, 1990
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1949
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1928, 1931, 2010
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1941, 1968, 1980, 1988
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1984, 2020
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1940, 1992, 2000
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1940, 1959, 2004, 2007
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1949
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 2008
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1913
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Ties: 2008
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1913, 1914, 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2016
Ties: 1961, 2006
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1913
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Ties: 1988, 1990, 1992
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1991 1913, 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Ties: 1989, 1991

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/