Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1949
1-Month
40.77°F
(4.87°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.41°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1965
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Mar 1949
2-Month
36.34°F
(2.41°C)
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
-1.32°F
(-0.73°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Mar 1949
3-Month
32.87°F
(0.48°C)
35.15°F
(1.75°C)
-2.28°F
(-1.27°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1912
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Dec 1948–Mar 1949
4-Month
32.80°F
(0.44°C)
34.55°F
(1.42°C)
-1.75°F
(-0.98°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1905
Nov 1948–Mar 1949
5-Month
34.55°F
(1.42°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-1.43°F
(-0.79°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2000
Oct 1948–Mar 1949
6-Month
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
39.01°F
(3.89°C)
-1.35°F
(-0.75°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Sep 1948–Mar 1949
7-Month
41.72°F
(5.40°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
-0.98°F
(-0.54°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Aug 1948–Mar 1949
8-Month
45.51°F
(7.51°C)
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.47°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Jul 1948–Mar 1949
9-Month
48.59°F
(9.22°C)
49.39°F
(9.66°C)
-0.80°F
(-0.44°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Jun 1948–Mar 1949
10-Month
50.61°F
(10.34°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
May 1948–Mar 1949
11-Month
51.49°F
(10.83°C)
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1930, 1965
Apr 1948–Mar 1949
12-Month
51.64°F
(10.91°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1897
Oct 1947–Mar 1949
18-Month
47.10°F
(8.39°C)
47.68°F
(8.71°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1985
Apr 1947–Mar 1949
24-Month
51.62°F
(10.90°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1966
Apr 1946–Mar 1949
36-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1925
Apr 1945–Mar 1949
48-Month
51.79°F
(10.99°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.12°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Apr 1944–Mar 1949
60-Month
51.90°F
(11.06°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1920
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/