Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2021
1-Month
33.15°F
(0.64°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
3.16°F
(1.76°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1965
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Feb–Mar 2021
2-Month
26.78°F
(-2.90°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Jan–Mar 2021
3-Month
26.25°F
(-3.19°C)
24.19°F
(-4.34°C)
2.06°F
(1.15°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Dec 2020–Mar 2021
4-Month
25.89°F
(-3.39°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
2.09°F
(1.17°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Nov 2020–Mar 2021
5-Month
27.57°F
(-2.46°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
2.39°F
(1.33°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Oct 2020–Mar 2021
6-Month
29.91°F
(-1.16°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
2.02°F
(1.12°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Sep 2020–Mar 2021
7-Month
33.21°F
(0.67°C)
31.33°F
(-0.37°C)
1.88°F
(1.04°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Aug 2020–Mar 2021
8-Month
36.75°F
(2.64°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Jul 2020–Mar 2021
9-Month
39.65°F
(4.25°C)
37.64°F
(3.13°C)
2.01°F
(1.12°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 2005
Jun 2020–Mar 2021
10-Month
41.44°F
(5.24°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
1.99°F
(1.10°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
May 2020–Mar 2021
11-Month
42.07°F
(5.59°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
1.90°F
(1.05°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Apr 2020–Mar 2021
12-Month
41.74°F
(5.41°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.70°F
(0.94°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Ties: 2018
Oct 2019–Mar 2021
18-Month
38.01°F
(3.34°C)
35.99°F
(2.22°C)
2.02°F
(1.12°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Apr 2019–Mar 2021
24-Month
42.03°F
(5.57°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Apr 2018–Mar 2021
36-Month
41.92°F
(5.51°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.90°F
(1.05°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018
Ties: 2020
Apr 2017–Mar 2021
48-Month
41.87°F
(5.48°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
1.87°F
(1.04°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Apr 2016–Mar 2021
60-Month
42.17°F
(5.65°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
2.17°F
(1.21°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1920
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Minimum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/