Climate at a Glance

City Rankings

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San Francisco, California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2021

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2021
1-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1954, 1958
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Ties: 1995
Feb–Mar 2021
2-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1948
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Jan–Mar 2021
3-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1949
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Dec 2020–Mar 2021
4-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1949
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Ties: 2017
Nov 2020–Mar 2021
5-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1949
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Ties: 2000
Oct 2020–Mar 2021
6-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1949
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Ties: 2017
Sep 2020–Mar 2021
7-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1949
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Aug 2020–Mar 2021
8-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1949
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Jul 2020–Mar 2021
9-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1949
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Jun 2020–Mar 2021
10-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1949
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
May 2020–Mar 2021
11-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Ties: 2016, 2020
Apr 2020–Mar 2021
12-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1949
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Ties: 2016
Oct 2019–Mar 2021
18-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949, 1950
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016
Ties: 2018
Apr 2019–Mar 2021
24-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1950
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Ties: 2015
Apr 2018–Mar 2021
36-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1950
-- -- 2016, 2017
Ties: 2019, 2020
Apr 2017–Mar 2021
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1952
-- -- 2018
Ties: 2019, 2020, 2022
Apr 2016–Mar 2021
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1952, 1953, 1956
-- -- 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/