Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
60.98°F
(16.10°C)
60.20°F
(15.67°C)
0.78°F
(0.43°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Ties: 1996
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
56.44°F
(13.58°C)
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 2007
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
52.06°F
(11.14°C)
50.92°F
(10.51°C)
1.14°F
(0.63°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
47.24°F
(8.47°C)
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
0.60°F
(0.34°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
44.35°F
(6.86°C)
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
42.81°F
(6.01°C)
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
42.69°F
(5.94°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
1.09°F
(0.61°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
43.83°F
(6.57°C)
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
46.39°F
(7.99°C)
45.57°F
(7.54°C)
0.82°F
(0.45°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
49.04°F
(9.47°C)
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
51.47°F
(10.82°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.94°F
(0.53°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1995
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1987
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
49.80°F
(9.89°C)
48.53°F
(9.18°C)
1.27°F
(0.71°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
53.41°F
(11.89°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.39°F
(0.77°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
53.02°F
(11.68°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.02°F
(0.57°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
53.39°F
(11.88°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.40°F
(0.77°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
53.54°F
(11.97°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.56°F
(0.87°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1920
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 2002

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2019, retrieved on June 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/