Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1916, 1952
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1907
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1896, 1920
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1915, 1932, 1938, 1979
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1912, 1934, 1994
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 2001, 2006
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1926, 1975, 1984, 1993, 1999
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Ties: 1942
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Ties: 1931
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2019
Ties: 1938
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2019
Ties: 1932, 1953
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2016, 2017
Ties: 1922, 1949, 2011, 2015
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1967
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2020
Ties: 2011
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1968, 1969
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2019, 2020
Ties: 1921, 1922, 1955, 1986, 1987, 2005, 2014
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1969
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2019, 2020
Ties: 1992, 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1969, 1970
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 2007, 2009, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/