Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1961
1-Month
43.47°F
(6.37°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
1.97°F
(1.09°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1965
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Feb–Mar 1961
2-Month
40.44°F
(4.69°C)
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
2.78°F
(1.55°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Mar 1961
3-Month
36.87°F
(2.71°C)
35.15°F
(1.75°C)
1.72°F
(0.96°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1960–Mar 1961
4-Month
35.25°F
(1.81°C)
34.55°F
(1.42°C)
0.70°F
(0.39°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1909
Nov 1960–Mar 1961
5-Month
36.75°F
(2.64°C)
35.99°F
(2.22°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2000
Oct 1960–Mar 1961
6-Month
39.75°F
(4.31°C)
39.01°F
(3.89°C)
0.74°F
(0.42°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2016
Sep 1960–Mar 1961
7-Month
43.56°F
(6.42°C)
42.69°F
(5.94°C)
0.87°F
(0.48°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 1911, 1987
Aug 1960–Mar 1961
8-Month
47.14°F
(8.41°C)
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Jul 1960–Mar 1961
9-Month
50.12°F
(10.07°C)
49.40°F
(9.67°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1939
Jun 1960–Mar 1961
10-Month
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
0.70°F
(0.39°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
May 1960–Mar 1961
11-Month
52.68°F
(11.49°C)
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Apr 1960–Mar 1961
12-Month
52.67°F
(11.48°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.64°F
(0.35°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1899
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Oct 1959–Mar 1961
18-Month
47.55°F
(8.64°C)
47.68°F
(8.71°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1913
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Apr 1959–Mar 1961
24-Month
52.07°F
(11.15°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1986
Apr 1958–Mar 1961
36-Month
52.09°F
(11.16°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1947, 1959
Apr 1957–Mar 1961
48-Month
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.02°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1948
Apr 1956–Mar 1961
60-Month
52.08°F
(11.16°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1920
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/