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Washington (Dulles), District of Columbia

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
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2014
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1967
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 2015
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1975, 2004
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2013
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1985, 2005, 2018
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1976
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1983
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1989, 2004, 2009
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968, 1978
33rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1975, 1984, 1988
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
33rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2020, 2022
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969, 1970
45th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 1980, 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/