Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1898
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1947
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1898, 1977, 2007
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1990
Ties: 1917
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2020
Ties: 1919, 1923, 1935, 1989, 2006
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1902, 1904, 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1920, 1938, 1943, 1975
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1920, 1929, 1983, 1987, 2004
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2020
Ties: 1897, 1920, 1930, 1955, 1989
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932, 2017, 2020
Ties: 1930, 1945, 1971, 1983, 2009
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1917, 1948, 2015
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2020
Ties: 1896, 1960, 1962, 1965, 2014
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2020
Ties: 1911, 1951, 1966
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1907, 1926, 1972
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1897, 1899, 1917, 1924, 1936, 1937, 1947, 1956
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018, 2020
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1925, 1938, 1986, 1989, 1997
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1912, 1917, 1960
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1904, 1907, 1909, 1912, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/