Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2003
1-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2015
Ties: 1905, 1966, 1977
Nov–Dec 2003
2-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Oct–Dec 2003
3-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1922
Sep–Dec 2003
4-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1902, 1912, 2006
Aug–Dec 2003
5-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1923, 1936
Jul–Dec 2003
6-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2015
Ties: 1897, 1902, 1932, 1946, 1949, 1975, 1991, 1994
Jun–Dec 2003
7-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2015
Ties: 1899, 1906, 1946, 1948, 1959, 2008
May–Dec 2003
8-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2015
Ties: 1897, 1906, 1946, 1978, 2009, 2014
Apr–Dec 2003
9-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2015
Ties: 1899, 1923, 1984, 1993, 2008
Mar–Dec 2003
10-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2015
Ties: 1902, 1925, 1934, 1959, 1970, 2001
Feb–Dec 2003
11-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 1942
Jan–Dec 2003
12-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 1906, 1943, 1971, 1993
Jul 2002–Dec 2003
18-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016, 2017
Ties: 1896, 1919, 1923, 1925, 1931, 1935, 1950, 1954, 1971, 1987, 2010
Jan 2002–Dec 2003
24-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1967
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017, 2019
Ties: 2005, 2015
Jan 2001–Dec 2003
36-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1968, 1969
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2019
Ties: 1932, 1939, 1954, 2011
Jan 2000–Dec 2003
48-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1969
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 1924, 1936, 1999
Jan 1999–Dec 2003
60-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1969, 1970
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 1923, 1925, 1949, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1957, 2004

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/