Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1953
1-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1897
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1934
Ties: 1937, 1951
Feb–Mar 1953
2-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1897, 1903
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2015
Jan–Mar 1953
3-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1949
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1906, 1943
Dec 1952–Mar 1953
4-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1949
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1928, 1976, 2006
Nov 1952–Mar 1953
5-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1949
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1902, 1906, 1908, 1925
Oct 1952–Mar 1953
6-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1927, 1965, 1977, 1990, 2005
Sep 1952–Mar 1953
7-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1943
Aug 1952–Mar 1953
8-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1943, 1993, 2006
Jul 1952–Mar 1953
9-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1943, 1963, 1986, 1989
Jun 1952–Mar 1953
10-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1914, 1990, 1994
May 1952–Mar 1953
11-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1994
Apr 1952–Mar 1953
12-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1984
Oct 1951–Mar 1953
18-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1949
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2015
Ties: 1907, 1946, 1965, 1983, 1999
Apr 1951–Mar 1953
24-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2015
Ties: 1915, 1947, 1958
Apr 1950–Mar 1953
36-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913, 1914, 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2016
Ties: 1928, 1932, 1934, 1937, 1938, 1943, 1970, 1978
Apr 1949–Mar 1953
48-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1934, 1939, 1944, 1964, 1978
Apr 1948–Mar 1953
60-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913, 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1900, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1909, 1926, 1946, 1948, 1951, 1958

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/