Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1897
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1916, 1990
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1897, 1903
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1925, 1943, 2020
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1949
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1949
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 2016
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1949
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1981, 1992
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 2004
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1959
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1996
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2015
Ties: 1959, 2013, 2017
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1997, 2013
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1949
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 2004
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913, 1914, 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2016
Ties: 1998, 2009
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 2006, 2010
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913, 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Ties: 1992, 1993, 1999, 2000, 2012

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/