Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1901
1-Month
28.98°F
(-1.68°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1965
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Feb–Mar 1901
2-Month
24.24°F
(-4.31°C)
26.41°F
(-3.11°C)
-2.17°F
(-1.20°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Jan–Mar 1901
3-Month
23.19°F
(-4.89°C)
24.19°F
(-4.34°C)
-1.00°F
(-0.55°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Dec 1900–Mar 1901
4-Month
23.46°F
(-4.74°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.18°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Ties: 1925, 2001
Nov 1900–Mar 1901
5-Month
24.93°F
(-3.93°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Ties: 1898
Oct 1900–Mar 1901
6-Month
28.25°F
(-2.08°C)
27.90°F
(-2.28°C)
0.35°F
(0.20°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Sep 1900–Mar 1901
7-Month
31.82°F
(-0.10°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 1900–Mar 1901
8-Month
35.33°F
(1.85°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 1900–Mar 1901
9-Month
38.08°F
(3.38°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1900–Mar 1901
10-Month
39.98°F
(4.43°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
May 1900–Mar 1901
11-Month
40.76°F
(4.87°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Apr 1900–Mar 1901
12-Month
40.69°F
(4.83°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
0.64°F
(0.36°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Oct 1899–Mar 1901
18-Month
36.60°F
(2.56°C)
35.99°F
(2.22°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1899–Mar 1901
24-Month
40.40°F
(4.67°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1941, 1989
Apr 1898–Mar 1901
36-Month
39.73°F
(4.29°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.17°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Apr 1897–Mar 1901
48-Month
39.80°F
(4.33°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1964, 1967
Apr 1896–Mar 1901
60-Month
39.87°F
(4.37°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 1, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/