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Average Temperature Rankings, March 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2016
1-Month
47.50°F
(8.61°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
6.00°F
(3.33°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1965
4th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Mar 2016
2-Month
43.48°F
(6.38°C)
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
5.82°F
(3.24°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Mar 2016
3-Month
39.73°F
(4.29°C)
35.15°F
(1.75°C)
4.58°F
(2.54°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
4th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 2015–Mar 2016
4-Month
39.46°F
(4.14°C)
34.54°F
(1.41°C)
4.92°F
(2.73°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
2nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 2015–Mar 2016
5-Month
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
4.51°F
(2.51°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2000
Oct 2015–Mar 2016
6-Month
43.28°F
(6.27°C)
39.00°F
(3.89°C)
4.28°F
(2.38°C)
127th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Sep 2015–Mar 2016
7-Month
46.89°F
(8.27°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
4.19°F
(2.33°C)
127th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Aug 2015–Mar 2016
8-Month
50.15°F
(10.08°C)
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
3.78°F
(2.10°C)
127th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Jul 2015–Mar 2016
9-Month
52.79°F
(11.55°C)
49.40°F
(9.67°C)
3.39°F
(1.88°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jun 2015–Mar 2016
10-Month
54.65°F
(12.58°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
3.34°F
(1.85°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
May 2015–Mar 2016
11-Month
55.21°F
(12.89°C)
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
3.09°F
(1.71°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Apr 2015–Mar 2016
12-Month
55.05°F
(12.81°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
3.02°F
(1.68°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Oct 2014–Mar 2016
18-Month
50.28°F
(10.16°C)
47.68°F
(8.71°C)
2.60°F
(1.45°C)
124th Coolest
Coolest since:
1913
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Apr 2014–Mar 2016
24-Month
54.14°F
(12.30°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.12°F
(1.18°C)
122nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
5th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Apr 2013–Mar 2016
36-Month
53.44°F
(11.91°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
110th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
16th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr 2012–Mar 2016
48-Month
53.56°F
(11.98°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
115th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
10th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr 2011–Mar 2016
60-Month
53.79°F
(12.11°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
118th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
6th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2020

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