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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1979

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PeriodValue1901-2000
Mean
AnomalyRank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1897
56th Warmest
Warmest since:
1934
Ties: 1939, 2009
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1903
87th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1951
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest
Coolest since:
1949
103rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1946
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest
Coolest since:
1949
114th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1898, 1962
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest
Coolest since:
1949
118th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1913
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
103rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1923, 1939
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
106th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1969
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
103rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
106th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1901, 1909, 1962
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
100th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1897, 1932
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
100th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1915, 1962, 1964, 1972, 1999
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
108th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1924
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest
Coolest since:
1949
51st Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1980
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest
Coolest since:
1913
50th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1962, 1983
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest
Coolest since:
1913, 1917
67th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1939, 1968, 1971
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest
Coolest since:
1913
77th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1931, 1933, 1969, 1972, 1977
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1913, 1917
71st Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1928, 1929, 1954, 1959, 1965, 1972

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