Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2018
1-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1897
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1934
Ties: 1956, 2010
Feb–Mar 2018
2-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1897, 1903
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 1936, 1959, 1961, 2001
Jan–Mar 2018
3-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1949
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1978, 2004
Dec 2017–Mar 2018
4-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1949
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1978
Nov 2017–Mar 2018
5-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1949
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Oct 2017–Mar 2018
6-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Sep 2017–Mar 2018
7-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1934, 2014
Aug 2017–Mar 2018
8-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jul 2017–Mar 2018
9-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jun 2017–Mar 2018
10-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
May 2017–Mar 2018
11-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Apr 2017–Mar 2018
12-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Oct 2016–Mar 2018
18-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1949
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Apr 2016–Mar 2018
24-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1913
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Apr 2015–Mar 2018
36-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1913, 1914, 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Apr 2014–Mar 2018
48-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1913
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr 2013–Mar 2018
60-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1913, 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

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/