Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2017
1-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1897
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1934
Feb–Mar 2017
2-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1897, 1903
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Jan–Mar 2017
3-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1949
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1926, 1988
Dec 2016–Mar 2017
4-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1949
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1905, 2007, 2021
Nov 2016–Mar 2017
5-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1949
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1900
Oct 2016–Mar 2017
6-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1984, 1986
Sep 2016–Mar 2017
7-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1980
Aug 2016–Mar 2017
8-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1968
Jul 2016–Mar 2017
9-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1940, 1968, 1978, 2000
Jun 2016–Mar 2017
10-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1934
May 2016–Mar 2017
11-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1959, 2003, 2013
Apr 2016–Mar 2017
12-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Oct 2015–Mar 2017
18-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1949
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Apr 2015–Mar 2017
24-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1913
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Apr 2014–Mar 2017
36-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1913, 1914, 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Apr 2013–Mar 2017
48-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1913
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2018
Ties: 2016
Apr 2012–Mar 2017
60-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1913, 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 2019

Citing This Page

  • 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/