Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1943
1-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1897
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1934
Ties: 1968
Feb–Mar 1943
2-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1897, 1903
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1925, 2003, 2020
Jan–Mar 1943
3-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1949
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1906, 1953
Dec 1942–Mar 1943
4-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1949
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1963
Nov 1942–Mar 1943
5-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1949
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1926, 2004
Oct 1942–Mar 1943
6-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1994
Sep 1942–Mar 1943
7-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1953
Aug 1942–Mar 1943
8-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1953, 1993, 2006
Jul 1942–Mar 1943
9-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 1953, 1963, 1986, 1989
Jun 1942–Mar 1943
10-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1905, 2008, 2011
May 1942–Mar 1943
11-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1914, 1990
Apr 1942–Mar 1943
12-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1911, 1914, 1918, 1987
Oct 1941–Mar 1943
18-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1949
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1906, 1915, 1925, 1936, 1939, 1963, 1969
Apr 1941–Mar 1943
24-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1913
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2015
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1919, 1925, 1929, 1933, 1957, 1972, 1974, 1977
Apr 1940–Mar 1943
36-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913, 1914, 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1928, 1932, 1934, 1937, 1938, 1953, 1970, 1978
Apr 1939–Mar 1943
48-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1913
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1960, 1963, 1981, 1983, 2001
Apr 1938–Mar 1943
60-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1913, 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2018
Ties: 1940, 1944, 1960, 1981, 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 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/