Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2003
1-Month
69.71°F
(20.95°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
2.91°F
(1.62°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1925
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1963
Sep–Oct 2003
2-Month
73.79°F
(23.22°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
1.48°F
(0.83°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1925
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1963
Aug–Oct 2003
3-Month
78.33°F
(25.74°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
1.75°F
(0.97°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1947
Jul–Oct 2003
4-Month
80.92°F
(27.18°C)
79.10°F
(26.17°C)
1.82°F
(1.01°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1912
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1947
Jun–Oct 2003
5-Month
80.84°F
(27.13°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
1.29°F
(0.71°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1931
Ties: 2005
May–Oct 2003
6-Month
79.57°F
(26.43°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1947
Apr–Oct 2003
7-Month
77.39°F
(25.22°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
1.07°F
(0.60°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Mar–Oct 2003
8-Month
74.58°F
(23.66°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
1.18°F
(0.66°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1912
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 2001
Feb–Oct 2003
9-Month
71.09°F
(21.72°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
0.86°F
(0.48°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1912
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1952
Jan–Oct 2003
10-Month
68.32°F
(20.18°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
1.07°F
(0.60°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Dec 2002–Oct 2003
11-Month
66.19°F
(18.99°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
1.16°F
(0.64°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1938
Nov 2002–Oct 2003
12-Month
65.07°F
(18.37°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
May 2002–Oct 2003
18-Month
69.68°F
(20.93°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
0.86°F
(0.47°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2001–Oct 2003
24-Month
65.44°F
(18.58°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
1.45°F
(0.81°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Nov 2000–Oct 2003
36-Month
64.99°F
(18.33°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Nov 1999–Oct 2003
48-Month
65.53°F
(18.63°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.56°F
(0.87°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1915
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Nov 1998–Oct 2003
60-Month
65.53°F
(18.63°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Ties: 2002, 2017

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/