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Maximum Temperature Rankings, March 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2017
1-Month
57.81°F
(14.34°C)
53.01°F
(11.67°C)
4.80°F
(2.67°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
12th Warmest
Warmest since:
1910
Feb–Mar 2017
2-Month
54.98°F
(12.77°C)
48.92°F
(9.40°C)
6.06°F
(3.37°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Mar 2017
3-Month
50.91°F
(10.51°C)
46.11°F
(7.84°C)
4.80°F
(2.67°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1979
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 2016–Mar 2017
4-Month
48.84°F
(9.36°C)
45.29°F
(7.38°C)
3.55°F
(1.98°C)
122nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1979
6th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 2016–Mar 2017
5-Month
50.99°F
(10.55°C)
46.78°F
(8.21°C)
4.21°F
(2.34°C)
124th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
4th Warmest
Warmest since:
2000
Oct 2016–Mar 2017
6-Month
54.14°F
(12.30°C)
50.12°F
(10.07°C)
4.02°F
(2.23°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2000
Sep 2016–Mar 2017
7-Month
57.74°F
(14.30°C)
54.07°F
(12.26°C)
3.67°F
(2.04°C)
124th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
4th Warmest
Warmest since:
2000
Aug 2016–Mar 2017
8-Month
61.25°F
(16.25°C)
57.95°F
(14.42°C)
3.30°F
(1.83°C)
124th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
4th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jul 2016–Mar 2017
9-Month
64.21°F
(17.89°C)
61.14°F
(16.19°C)
3.07°F
(1.70°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jun 2016–Mar 2017
10-Month
66.28°F
(19.04°C)
63.16°F
(17.31°C)
3.12°F
(1.73°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
2nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
May 2016–Mar 2017
11-Month
66.85°F
(19.36°C)
64.06°F
(17.81°C)
2.79°F
(1.55°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
2nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Apr 2016–Mar 2017
12-Month
66.74°F
(19.30°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
2.74°F
(1.52°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
2nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Oct 2015–Mar 2017
18-Month
62.52°F
(16.96°C)
59.36°F
(15.20°C)
3.16°F
(1.76°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1913
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Apr 2015–Mar 2017
24-Month
66.69°F
(19.27°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
2.69°F
(1.49°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1913
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Apr 2014–Mar 2017
36-Month
66.10°F
(18.94°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
2.13°F
(1.18°C)
124th Coolest
Coolest since:
1906
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2018
Apr 2013–Mar 2017
48-Month
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.59°F
(0.88°C)
121st Coolest
Coolest since:
1906
4th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr 2012–Mar 2017
60-Month
65.69°F
(18.72°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.73°F
(0.96°C)
121st Coolest
Coolest since:
1916
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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