Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, September 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 2003
1-Month
77.86°F
(25.48°C)
77.81°F
(25.45°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1965
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1998
Aug–Sep 2003
2-Month
82.64°F
(28.13°C)
81.47°F
(27.48°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1965
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1998
Ties: 1990
Jul–Sep 2003
3-Month
84.66°F
(29.26°C)
83.21°F
(28.45°C)
1.45°F
(0.81°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1936
Jun–Sep 2003
4-Month
83.63°F
(28.68°C)
82.74°F
(28.19°C)
0.89°F
(0.49°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1915
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1936
May–Sep 2003
5-Month
81.55°F
(27.53°C)
80.79°F
(27.11°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1915
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1936
Ties: 1925, 1987
Apr–Sep 2003
6-Month
78.67°F
(25.93°C)
77.90°F
(25.50°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Mar–Sep 2003
7-Month
75.28°F
(24.04°C)
74.34°F
(23.52°C)
0.94°F
(0.52°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Feb–Sep 2003
8-Month
71.26°F
(21.81°C)
70.65°F
(21.47°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jan–Sep 2003
9-Month
68.17°F
(20.09°C)
67.31°F
(19.62°C)
0.86°F
(0.47°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1930, 2011
Dec 2002–Sep 2003
10-Month
65.84°F
(18.80°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2002–Sep 2003
11-Month
64.65°F
(18.14°C)
63.76°F
(17.64°C)
0.89°F
(0.50°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Oct 2002–Sep 2003
12-Month
64.47°F
(18.04°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.46°F
(0.26°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Apr 2002–Sep 2003
18-Month
69.47°F
(20.82°C)
68.64°F
(20.36°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Oct 2001–Sep 2003
24-Month
65.35°F
(18.53°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
1.36°F
(0.76°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Oct 2000–Sep 2003
36-Month
64.92°F
(18.29°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.94°F
(0.52°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Ties: 1990
Oct 1999–Sep 2003
48-Month
65.51°F
(18.62°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.54°F
(0.86°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1915
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Oct 1998–Sep 2003
60-Month
65.49°F
(18.61°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.53°F
(0.85°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Ties: 2017

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/