Climate at a Glance

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Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1898
1-Month
29.75°F
(-1.25°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1965
73rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Mar 1898
2-Month
26.86°F
(-2.86°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
0.46°F
(0.25°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Mar 1898
3-Month
24.76°F
(-4.02°C)
24.18°F
(-4.34°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
54th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1897–Mar 1898
4-Month
23.79°F
(-4.56°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2016
Ties: 1989
Nov 1897–Mar 1898
5-Month
24.93°F
(-3.93°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
75th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1901
Oct 1897–Mar 1898
6-Month
27.86°F
(-2.30°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 1897–Mar 1898
7-Month
31.42°F
(-0.32°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
67th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 1897–Mar 1898
8-Month
34.76°F
(1.53°C)
34.78°F
(1.54°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
68th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 1897–Mar 1898
9-Month
37.60°F
(3.11°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1928
Jun 1897–Mar 1898
10-Month
39.37°F
(4.09°C)
39.44°F
(4.13°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1955, 1985
May 1897–Mar 1898
11-Month
40.13°F
(4.52°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
75th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Apr 1897–Mar 1898
12-Month
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2016
Oct 1896–Mar 1898
18-Month
35.77°F
(2.09°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
85th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1972
Apr 1896–Mar 1898
24-Month
40.08°F
(4.49°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
68th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1895–Mar 1898
36-Month
39.74°F
(4.30°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1962

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 11, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/