Central England Temperature Record: March 2013 Is Tied For 12th Coldest March Since 1659

  • Date: 23/04/13
  • Sunshine Hours blog

The HADCET dataset is the longest instrumental record of temperature in the world.

One of the minor problems with HADCET is they calculate anomalies from the 1961-1990 average.

This is HADCET (March Only) with anomalies calculated from the most recent 30 years average: 1981 to 2010.

HADCET (since 1659) monthly mean - MAR

15 Coldest March’s (pretty ancient company)

Year MAR
1674 1
1785 1.2
1748 1.8
1883 1.9
1667 2
1845 2
1786 2.1
1789 2.1
1837 2.3
1747 2.5
1770 2.5
1784 2.7
1892 2.7
2013 2.7
1701 2.8

 

Sunshine Hours, 22 April 2013