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Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2018
1-Month
31.44°F
(-0.31°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
1.45°F
(0.81°C)
88th Coolest
Coolest since:
1965
41st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Mar 2018
2-Month
27.91°F
(-2.27°C)
26.41°F
(-3.11°C)
1.50°F
(0.84°C)
94th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
35th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Mar 2018
3-Month
25.66°F
(-3.52°C)
24.19°F
(-4.34°C)
1.47°F
(0.82°C)
94th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
35th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 2017–Mar 2018
4-Month
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
23.81°F
(-4.55°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
94th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
34th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Nov 2017–Mar 2018
5-Month
26.92°F
(-2.82°C)
25.19°F
(-3.78°C)
1.73°F
(0.96°C)
105th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
23rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Oct 2017–Mar 2018
6-Month
29.58°F
(-1.34°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
1.69°F
(0.94°C)
106th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
22nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Sep 2017–Mar 2018
7-Month
33.04°F
(0.58°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
1.72°F
(0.96°C)
108th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
20th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Aug 2017–Mar 2018
8-Month
36.38°F
(2.43°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
1.59°F
(0.88°C)
110th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
18th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jul 2017–Mar 2018
9-Month
39.32°F
(4.07°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
1.67°F
(0.93°C)
111th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
17th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jun 2017–Mar 2018
10-Month
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
39.44°F
(4.13°C)
1.69°F
(0.94°C)
112th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
16th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
May 2017–Mar 2018
11-Month
41.74°F
(5.41°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
110th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
18th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Apr 2017–Mar 2018
12-Month
41.74°F
(5.41°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.70°F
(0.94°C)
116th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
12th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 2021
Oct 2016–Mar 2018
18-Month
38.62°F
(3.68°C)
35.99°F
(2.22°C)
2.63°F
(1.46°C)
124th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Apr 2016–Mar 2018
24-Month
42.55°F
(5.86°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
2.52°F
(1.40°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
2nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Apr 2015–Mar 2018
36-Month
42.85°F
(6.03°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
2.83°F
(1.57°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2018
Apr 2014–Mar 2018
48-Month
42.52°F
(5.84°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
2.51°F
(1.39°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2019
Apr 2013–Mar 2018
60-Month
42.04°F
(5.58°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
2.04°F
(1.14°C)
120th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
4th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2020

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