Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2003
1-Month
32.81°F
(0.45°C)
30.12°F
(-1.04°C)
2.69°F
(1.49°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2006
Dec 2002–Jan 2003
2-Month
33.94°F
(1.08°C)
31.42°F
(-0.32°C)
2.52°F
(1.40°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Nov 2002–Jan 2003
3-Month
36.62°F
(2.57°C)
34.86°F
(1.59°C)
1.76°F
(0.98°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1998
Oct 2002–Jan 2003
4-Month
40.42°F
(4.68°C)
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
0.75°F
(0.42°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Sep 2002–Jan 2003
5-Month
45.71°F
(7.62°C)
44.71°F
(7.06°C)
1.00°F
(0.56°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Aug 2002–Jan 2003
6-Month
50.24°F
(10.13°C)
49.28°F
(9.60°C)
0.96°F
(0.53°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2022
Ties: 1953, 1992
Jul 2002–Jan 2003
7-Month
53.89°F
(12.16°C)
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
1.14°F
(0.63°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2022
Jun 2002–Jan 2003
8-Month
56.02°F
(13.34°C)
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2022
May 2002–Jan 2003
9-Month
56.38°F
(13.54°C)
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
1.05°F
(0.58°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2022
Apr 2002–Jan 2003
10-Month
56.09°F
(13.38°C)
54.90°F
(12.72°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2022
Mar 2002–Jan 2003
11-Month
54.59°F
(12.55°C)
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
0.91°F
(0.51°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Feb 2002–Jan 2003
12-Month
53.07°F
(11.71°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.05°F
(0.59°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Aug 2001–Jan 2003
18-Month
52.73°F
(11.52°C)
51.09°F
(10.61°C)
1.64°F
(0.91°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Feb 2001–Jan 2003
24-Month
53.51°F
(11.95°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.51°F
(0.84°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Feb 2000–Jan 2003
36-Month
53.37°F
(11.87°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.38°F
(0.76°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Feb 1999–Jan 2003
48-Month
53.49°F
(11.94°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.51°F
(0.84°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 2013
Feb 1998–Jan 2003
60-Month
53.62°F
(12.01°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
1.65°F
(0.92°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020, 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/