Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2012
1-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1897
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1934
Ties: 1933
Feb–Mar 2012
2-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1897, 1903
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Jan–Mar 2012
3-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1949
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1931, 1980
Dec 2011–Mar 2012
4-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1949
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1914
Nov 2011–Mar 2012
5-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1949
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1967, 1988, 2019
Oct 2011–Mar 2012
6-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1960, 2019
Sep 2011–Mar 2012
7-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1930, 1963, 1970, 2007
Aug 2011–Mar 2012
8-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1930, 1970, 1988, 2019
Jul 2011–Mar 2012
9-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1918, 1951, 1980, 1984, 2006
Jun 2011–Mar 2012
10-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1951, 1984, 1988
May 2011–Mar 2012
11-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1918, 1963, 1991
Apr 2011–Mar 2012
12-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1968
Oct 2010–Mar 2012
18-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1949
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1905, 1951, 1968, 1994, 2000
Apr 2010–Mar 2012
24-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1913
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2015
Ties: 1931, 1934, 1938, 1939, 1963, 1970, 1985, 1999, 2000
Apr 2009–Mar 2012
36-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1913, 1914, 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2016
Ties: 1962, 1986
Apr 2008–Mar 2012
48-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2018
Ties: 1941, 1961, 1962, 2000
Apr 2007–Mar 2012
60-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1913, 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2018
Ties: 1992, 1993, 1999, 2000, 2003

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/