# 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 |

## Citing This Page

- 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/