Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1938
1-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1897
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1934
Ties: 1912
Feb–Mar 1938
2-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1897, 1903
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Jan–Mar 1938
3-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1949
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1910, 1942
Dec 1937–Mar 1938
4-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1949
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1908, 1916, 1925, 1972, 1974
Nov 1937–Mar 1938
5-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1949
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1961
Oct 1937–Mar 1938
6-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1926, 1989, 2011
Sep 1937–Mar 1938
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1989, 1998, 2005, 2006
Aug 1937–Mar 1938
8-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1986, 1998, 2005
Jul 1937–Mar 1938
9-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1914, 1960, 2005
Jun 1937–Mar 1938
10-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1963, 1989, 1995, 2006
May 1937–Mar 1938
11-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1905, 1984, 2006
Apr 1937–Mar 1938
12-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015
Ties: 1905, 1935, 1989, 2006
Oct 1936–Mar 1938
18-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1949
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1900, 1911, 1919, 1942, 1947, 1955
Apr 1936–Mar 1938
24-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1931, 1934, 1939, 1963, 1970, 1985, 1999, 2000, 2012
Apr 1935–Mar 1938
36-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913, 1914, 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1928, 1932, 1934, 1937, 1943, 1953, 1970, 1978
Apr 1934–Mar 1938
48-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1913
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1935, 1936, 1986
Apr 1933–Mar 1938
60-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913, 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1942, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/