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Washington (Dulles), District of Columbia

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2014
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2013
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-7.0°F
(-3.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 2015
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-6.8°F
(-3.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1970
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1970, 2015
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1965, 1993
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1968, 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1968
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1968
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2022
Ties: 1980
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020, 2022
Ties: 1981, 1982
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1969, 1970
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/