Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2003
1-Month
35.29°F
(1.83°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
2.61°F
(1.45°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1983
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Nov–Dec 2003
2-Month
38.82°F
(3.79°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 2000
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1999
Oct–Dec 2003
3-Month
44.73°F
(7.07°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
1.90°F
(1.05°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1898
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1934
Sep–Dec 2003
4-Month
49.79°F
(9.88°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
1.45°F
(0.80°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Aug–Dec 2003
5-Month
54.76°F
(12.64°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
1.67°F
(0.92°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1933
Jul–Dec 2003
6-Month
58.21°F
(14.56°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
1.70°F
(0.94°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Jun–Dec 2003
7-Month
59.62°F
(15.34°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
1.40°F
(0.77°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 2018
May–Dec 2003
8-Month
59.79°F
(15.44°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
1.32°F
(0.73°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Apr–Dec 2003
9-Month
58.91°F
(14.95°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
1.27°F
(0.71°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1933
Mar–Dec 2003
10-Month
57.35°F
(14.08°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
1.32°F
(0.73°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–Dec 2003
11-Month
55.12°F
(12.84°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
1.11°F
(0.61°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan–Dec 2003
12-Month
53.26°F
(11.81°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1939
Jul 2002–Dec 2003
18-Month
54.64°F
(12.58°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012, 2016
Jan 2002–Dec 2003
24-Month
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.22°F
(0.67°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Jan 2001–Dec 2003
36-Month
53.39°F
(11.88°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.38°F
(0.76°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 2002
Jan 2000–Dec 2003
48-Month
53.36°F
(11.87°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.36°F
(0.76°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Ties: 2014
Jan 1999–Dec 2003
60-Month
53.46°F
(11.92°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.47°F
(0.81°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/