Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
74.66°F
(23.70°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
2.56°F
(1.42°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1927
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1983
Ties: 1937
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
75.07°F
(23.93°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
2.21°F
(1.23°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1992
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
72.73°F
(22.63°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
1.33°F
(0.74°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1915
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1936
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
69.79°F
(20.99°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
66.21°F
(19.01°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
1.12°F
(0.63°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
62.39°F
(16.88°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1925
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
58.16°F
(14.53°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
0.91°F
(0.50°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
1.13°F
(0.63°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
52.78°F
(11.54°C)
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
1.27°F
(0.70°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
51.70°F
(10.94°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
1.16°F
(0.64°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
51.71°F
(10.95°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 2011
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
52.97°F
(11.65°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.95°F
(0.53°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
55.98°F
(13.32°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
0.91°F
(0.50°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
53.42°F
(11.90°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.40°F
(0.78°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
53.05°F
(11.69°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.05°F
(0.58°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
53.44°F
(11.91°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.45°F
(0.80°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1920
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
53.55°F
(11.97°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/