Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, September 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 2018
1-Month
67.77°F
(19.87°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
2.91°F
(1.61°C)
121ˢᵗ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1965
4ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1998
Aug–Sep 2018
2-Month
70.65°F
(21.47°C)
68.48°F
(20.27°C)
2.17°F
(1.20°C)
122ⁿᵈ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1974
3ʳᵈ Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1998
Jul–Sep 2018
3-Month
72.25°F
(22.36°C)
70.19°F
(21.22°C)
2.06°F
(1.14°C)
120ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1950
5ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1998
Jun–Sep 2018
4-Month
72.08°F
(22.27°C)
69.77°F
(20.98°C)
2.31°F
(1.29°C)
123ʳᵈ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1903
2ⁿᵈ Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
May–Sep 2018
5-Month
70.76°F
(21.53°C)
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
2.91°F
(1.61°C)
124ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
1ˢᵗ Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–Sep 2018
6-Month
67.14°F
(19.52°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
2.09°F
(1.16°C)
123ʳᵈ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
2ⁿᵈ Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1934
Mar–Sep 2018
7-Month
63.66°F
(17.59°C)
61.69°F
(16.49°C)
1.97°F
(1.10°C)
120ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1912
5ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1934
Feb–Sep 2018
8-Month
60.14°F
(15.63°C)
58.21°F
(14.56°C)
1.93°F
(1.07°C)
120ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
5ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Sep 2018
9-Month
57.03°F
(13.91°C)
55.08°F
(12.82°C)
1.95°F
(1.09°C)
117ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
8ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2017–Sep 2018
10-Month
54.76°F
(12.64°C)
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
1.91°F
(1.06°C)
115ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
9ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2017–Sep 2018
11-Month
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
51.83°F
(11.02°C)
2.04°F
(1.13°C)
116ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
8ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2017–Sep 2018
12-Month
54.03°F
(12.24°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
117ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
7ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Apr 2017–Sep 2018
18-Month
58.17°F
(14.54°C)
56.37°F
(13.54°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
118ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
6ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2002
Oct 2016–Sep 2018
24-Month
54.44°F
(12.47°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.42°F
(1.35°C)
121ˢᵗ Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1913, 1918
2ⁿᵈ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Oct 2015–Sep 2018
36-Month
54.65°F
(12.58°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
2.65°F
(1.47°C)
121ˢᵗ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
1ˢᵗ Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Oct 2014–Sep 2018
48-Month
54.43°F
(12.46°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
2.44°F
(1.35°C)
120ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1ˢᵗ Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Oct 2013–Sep 2018
60-Month
53.94°F
(12.19°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.95°F
(1.08°C)
119ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1920
1ˢᵗ Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2018, retrieved on October 16, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/