March 2012 and 2013: What a Difference a Year Makes

March 2012 went down in the record books with unprecedented warmth. March 2013 will go down as unusually cold with one of the top 30 coldest Marches on record. Here is a comparison of the average temperature for March 1-21 from 2012 and 2013.

Note: The average temperature for March 2012 was the warmest on record at all locations across north-central and northeast Wisconsin.

 

                    2012          2013          2013

                  AVE TEMP      AVE TEMP      AVE TEMP

LOCATION         MARCH 1-21    MARCH 1-21    DIFFERENCE

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APPLETON             44.7          23.3        -21.4

BRILLION             43.2          22.0        -21.2

CHILTON              44.8          22.8        -20.0

CLINTONVILLE         43.3          22.6        -20.7

DENMARK              43.3          23.1        -20.2

 

FLORENCE             38.0          16.3        -21.7

GREEN BAY            46.5          23.3        -23.2

HANCOCK              46.2          22.6        -23.6

KEWAUNEE             40.9          23.0        -17.9

LAONA                39.4          18.7        -20.7

 

MANITOWOC            41.7          26.2        -15.5

MARINETTE            42.5          22.8        -19.7

MARSHFIELD (COOP)    42.8          21.1        -21.7

NEW LONDON           44.6          22.2        -22.4

OSHKOSH (COOP)       45.5          23.9        -21.6

 

PESHTIGO             41.1          21.7        -19.4

RHINELANDER          42.2          19.1        -23.1

STEVENS POINT        44.0          22.0        -22.0

STURGEON BAY         40.7          23.1        -17.6

WASHINGTON ISLAND    37.7          23.1        -14.6

 

WAUSAU               45.0          21.7        -23.3

WISC. RAPIDS (COOP)  44.0          21.4        -22.6        

 



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