Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
87.42°F
(30.79°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
2.28°F
(1.27°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1927
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2011
Ties: 2001
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
88.06°F
(31.14°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
2.15°F
(1.19°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1992
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
85.55°F
(29.75°C)
84.39°F
(29.11°C)
1.16°F
(0.64°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1915
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1936
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
82.47°F
(28.04°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
0.94°F
(0.52°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1915
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1934
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
78.83°F
(26.02°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
0.91°F
(0.51°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1934
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
74.85°F
(23.81°C)
73.77°F
(23.21°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
70.32°F
(21.29°C)
69.63°F
(20.91°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
66.95°F
(19.42°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
0.96°F
(0.54°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
64.50°F
(18.06°C)
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
63.32°F
(17.40°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
0.97°F
(0.54°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
63.26°F
(17.37°C)
62.76°F
(17.09°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
64.62°F
(18.12°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1900, 1940
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
68.02°F
(20.01°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1899
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
65.39°F
(18.55°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
1.40°F
(0.78°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
64.95°F
(18.31°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.98°F
(0.55°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1905
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Ties: 1956
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
65.51°F
(18.62°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.54°F
(0.86°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1915
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Ties: 2007
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.59°F
(0.88°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/