Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1938
1-Month
33.84°F
(1.02°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
3.85°F
(2.14°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1965
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Feb–Mar 1938
2-Month
29.80°F
(-1.22°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
3.40°F
(1.89°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Jan–Mar 1938
3-Month
27.25°F
(-2.64°C)
24.18°F
(-4.34°C)
3.07°F
(1.70°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Dec 1937–Mar 1938
4-Month
26.30°F
(-3.17°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
2.50°F
(1.39°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2016
Nov 1937–Mar 1938
5-Month
27.04°F
(-2.76°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
1.86°F
(1.03°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2016
Ties: 1953
Oct 1937–Mar 1938
6-Month
29.44°F
(-1.42°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Ties: 1974
Sep 1937–Mar 1938
7-Month
32.71°F
(0.39°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
1.39°F
(0.77°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Aug 1937–Mar 1938
8-Month
36.25°F
(2.36°C)
34.78°F
(1.54°C)
1.47°F
(0.82°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2016
Jul 1937–Mar 1938
9-Month
39.04°F
(3.91°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
1.39°F
(0.77°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1935, 1987
Jun 1937–Mar 1938
10-Month
40.75°F
(4.86°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
May 1937–Mar 1938
11-Month
41.45°F
(5.25°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Apr 1937–Mar 1938
12-Month
41.16°F
(5.09°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Oct 1936–Mar 1938
18-Month
36.15°F
(2.31°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
0.17°F
(0.10°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1909, 1927
Apr 1936–Mar 1938
24-Month
40.47°F
(4.71°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Apr 1935–Mar 1938
36-Month
39.92°F
(4.40°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Apr 1934–Mar 1938
48-Month
40.33°F
(4.63°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.33°F
(0.19°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1985
Apr 1933–Mar 1938
60-Month
40.46°F
(4.70°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.46°F
(0.26°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 10, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/