Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2002
1-Month
27.37°F
(-2.57°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
-2.62°F
(-1.45°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1965
107th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
25.80°F
(-3.44°C)
26.41°F
(-3.11°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.33°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
77th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1988
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
25.16°F
(-3.80°C)
24.18°F
(-4.34°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
25.39°F
(-3.67°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
1.59°F
(0.89°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Ties: 2003
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
27.47°F
(-2.52°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
2.29°F
(1.27°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
29.76°F
(-1.24°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
1.87°F
(1.04°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
33.02°F
(0.57°C)
31.33°F
(-0.37°C)
1.69°F
(0.94°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
36.54°F
(2.52°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
1.75°F
(0.97°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
39.35°F
(4.08°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
1.70°F
(0.94°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
41.06°F
(5.03°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
1.61°F
(0.89°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
41.83°F
(5.46°C)
40.18°F
(4.54°C)
1.65°F
(0.92°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Ties: 2004
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.69°F
(0.94°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Ties: 2007
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
36.99°F
(2.77°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
41.07°F
(5.04°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.03°F
(0.57°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
41.31°F
(5.17°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
41.55°F
(5.31°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
1.55°F
(0.87°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Minimum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/