Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1921
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1934
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 2004, 2005
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1939
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1933, 1989
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1974
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1995
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1990, 2004
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1913, 1953, 2009
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1901, 1937, 1986
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1939, 1943, 1946, 1985, 1988, 2014
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1951, 1973
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1946, 1949, 1951, 1974, 1989
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2013, 2018, 2021, 2022
Ties: 1903, 1931, 1943, 1977, 1983
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2020
Ties: 1901, 1916, 1944, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1973, 1978, 1983
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1908
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2020
Ties: 1914, 1930

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/