Climate at a Glance

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Washington (Dulles), District of Columbia

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 2014
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 2015
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1971
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1996
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1993
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1987
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 2009
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1997
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1968, 1978
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 2006
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1968
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 2019
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1969
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2022
Ties: 1993, 2005
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1970
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2020, 2022
Ties: 2006, 2017
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1969, 1970
-- -- 2020
Ties: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/