Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
31.42°F
(-0.32°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
1.43°F
(0.80°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1965
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
26.62°F
(-2.99°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
24.05°F
(-4.42°C)
24.18°F
(-4.34°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.08°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1975, 2022
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
24.23°F
(-4.32°C)
23.81°F
(-4.55°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
25.59°F
(-3.56°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
28.58°F
(-1.90°C)
27.90°F
(-2.28°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2016
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
31.92°F
(-0.04°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
0.60°F
(0.34°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
35.30°F
(1.83°C)
34.78°F
(1.54°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
37.96°F
(3.31°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
39.82°F
(4.34°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
40.32°F
(4.62°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 1955
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
35.77°F
(2.09°C)
35.99°F
(2.22°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.13°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1898
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
39.89°F
(4.38°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
39.88°F
(4.38°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1930
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
39.64°F
(4.24°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1920
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2020
Ties: 1981

Citing This Page

  • 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/