HADCET (Central England Temperature) Longest temperature record in existence.
HADCET March 2016 was tied for 143th warmest out of 355 at 5.8C.
The warmest March was 1957 at 9.2C.
The barplot is the Marches since 1659. The temperature is the anomaly from the 1659 to 2016 average.
The yellow bars are the years warmer than March 2016. Green bars indicate a tie with March 2016. Click twice for bigger.
HADCET only goes back to 1878 for MIN and MAX. Here are those graphs.