Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

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
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1897
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1897, 1903
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1949
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1949
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1949
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1903
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1913
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1912
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1898, 1910
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1908, 1919, 1921, 1952, 1966
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1919, 1964
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1949
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1898, 1924, 1945, 1956
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1898, 1921
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1913, 1914, 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1946, 1956
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1913
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1907, 1965
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1913, 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1947, 1957, 1975, 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/