Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1960
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1947
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
71st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1908
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
71st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1897, 1924
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1902, 1904, 1977
79th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1932
Ties: 1908, 1959
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1932
Ties: 1947
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1932
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1928, 1953, 1998
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1923, 1953, 2013
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1923, 1997
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1909, 1916, 1994
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1972
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1905
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1905
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1922, 1935, 1943, 2009
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1970
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018, 2020
Ties: 1899, 1946, 1949, 1952, 1956
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1970
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1950, 1951, 1994
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1970
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2020
Ties: 1935, 1936, 2006, 2013

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/