Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2003
1-Month
56.55°F
(13.64°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
2.44°F
(1.36°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1925
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1963
Sep–Oct 2003
2-Month
60.76°F
(15.98°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
1.27°F
(0.71°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Ties: 1897
Aug–Oct 2003
3-Month
65.39°F
(18.55°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
1.70°F
(0.94°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1947
Ties: 2011
Jul–Oct 2003
4-Month
67.91°F
(19.95°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
1.74°F
(0.97°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2021
Jun–Oct 2003
5-Month
67.94°F
(19.97°C)
66.64°F
(19.24°C)
1.30°F
(0.73°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1912
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2021
May–Oct 2003
6-Month
66.78°F
(19.32°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
1.22°F
(0.68°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Apr–Oct 2003
7-Month
64.65°F
(18.14°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 2003
8-Month
61.98°F
(16.66°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Feb–Oct 2003
9-Month
58.74°F
(14.86°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan–Oct 2003
10-Month
56.15°F
(13.42°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1912, 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1987
Dec 2002–Oct 2003
11-Month
54.23°F
(12.35°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
1.27°F
(0.71°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2002–Oct 2003
12-Month
53.21°F
(11.78°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.18°F
(0.65°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1991
May 2002–Oct 2003
18-Month
57.56°F
(14.20°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
1.02°F
(0.57°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Nov 2001–Oct 2003
24-Month
53.48°F
(11.93°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.46°F
(0.81°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Nov 2000–Oct 2003
36-Month
53.08°F
(11.71°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.07°F
(0.59°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Nov 1999–Oct 2003
48-Month
53.49°F
(11.94°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.50°F
(0.83°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Ties: 2006
Nov 1998–Oct 2003
60-Month
53.51°F
(11.95°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.52°F
(0.84°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/