Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1974
1-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 2000, 2022
Feb–Mar 1974
2-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1947
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 2011
Jan–Mar 1974
3-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
5.1°F
(2.8°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 1990
Dec 1973–Mar 1974
4-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2020
Ties: 2022
Nov 1973–Mar 1974
5-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1902, 1904, 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1932
Ties: 2002
Oct 1973–Mar 1974
6-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1932
Sep 1973–Mar 1974
7-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1932
Aug 1973–Mar 1974
8-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2020
Jul 1973–Mar 1974
9-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1932, 2017, 2020
Ties: 2022
Jun 1973–Mar 1974
10-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
May 1973–Mar 1974
11-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2020
Ties: 1991, 2022
Apr 1973–Mar 1974
12-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2020
Ties: 1922
Oct 1972–Mar 1974
18-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1905
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1987
Apr 1972–Mar 1974
24-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1905
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1907, 1913, 1951, 1957, 1972, 1995, 2004, 2011
Apr 1971–Mar 1974
36-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018, 2020
Ties: 1922, 1924, 1932, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2010
Apr 1970–Mar 1974
48-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020
Ties: 1925, 1932, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1954, 1976, 1991, 2004
Apr 1969–Mar 1974
60-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1928, 1929, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1948, 1987, 1988, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/