Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

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
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
105th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1950
Ties: 1897
Dec 2002–Jan 2003
2-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1932
Ties: 1931, 1946
Nov 2002–Jan 2003
3-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1932
Oct 2002–Jan 2003
4-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1932
Ties: 1897
Sep 2002–Jan 2003
5-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1932
Ties: 1899
Aug 2002–Jan 2003
6-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1932
Ties: 1914, 1989, 1998, 2009, 2010
Jul 2002–Jan 2003
7-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1932
Ties: 1912, 1976
Jun 2002–Jan 2003
8-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1932
Ties: 1900, 1926, 1954, 2011, 2018
May 2002–Jan 2003
9-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1932, 2020
Ties: 1909, 1994
Apr 2002–Jan 2003
10-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1898, 1920, 1939, 1952, 1953, 1971, 2000
Mar 2002–Jan 2003
11-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1898, 1920, 1933, 1972
Feb 2002–Jan 2003
12-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1898, 1926, 1946, 1986
Aug 2001–Jan 2003
18-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1905
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1943, 2006
Feb 2001–Jan 2003
24-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2020
Ties: 1999, 2016
Feb 2000–Jan 2003
36-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1970
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Ties: 1928, 1939, 1950, 1952, 1955, 1987, 1988
Feb 1999–Jan 2003
48-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1970
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1924, 1936, 1937, 1953, 1955, 2001
Feb 1998–Jan 2003
60-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1970
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2020, 2021
Ties: 1934, 1935, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2014, 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/