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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1965, 1969, 1994
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012, 2020
Ties: 2005
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1957
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1950, 1957
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
16th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1983
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1949
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963, 1968
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1950, 1953
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963, 1968
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012, 2020
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1995
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1964, 1968, 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1998, 2001, 2010
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1965, 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2022
Ties: 1951, 1977, 1983, 1990
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1980
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2019, 2020, 2022
Ties: 1973, 1985
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1965, 1967, 1968
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1959

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/