Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, September 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1938
1-Month
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
1.77°F
(0.98°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1965
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 1998
Aug–Sep 1938
2-Month
70.18°F
(21.21°C)
68.48°F
(20.27°C)
1.70°F
(0.94°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1974
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1998
Ties: 1937
Jul–Sep 1938
3-Month
71.38°F
(21.88°C)
70.19°F
(21.22°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1950
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1998
Jun–Sep 1938
4-Month
70.72°F
(21.51°C)
69.76°F
(20.98°C)
0.96°F
(0.53°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1903
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1936
May–Sep 1938
5-Month
68.55°F
(20.31°C)
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
0.70°F
(0.39°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Apr–Sep 1938
6-Month
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
65.06°F
(18.37°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1990
Mar–Sep 1938
7-Month
62.78°F
(17.10°C)
61.68°F
(16.49°C)
1.10°F
(0.61°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Ties: 1986
Feb–Sep 1938
8-Month
59.44°F
(15.24°C)
58.21°F
(14.56°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jan–Sep 1938
9-Month
56.40°F
(13.56°C)
55.08°F
(12.82°C)
1.32°F
(0.74°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Dec 1937–Sep 1938
10-Month
54.03°F
(12.24°C)
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
1.18°F
(0.66°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1937–Sep 1938
11-Month
52.83°F
(11.57°C)
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Oct 1937–Sep 1938
12-Month
52.92°F
(11.62°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.89°F
(0.49°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Apr 1937–Sep 1938
18-Month
57.27°F
(14.04°C)
56.37°F
(13.54°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Oct 1936–Sep 1938
24-Month
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913, 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Oct 1935–Sep 1938
36-Month
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1911, 1927, 1976
Oct 1934–Sep 1938
48-Month
52.27°F
(11.26°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1943
Oct 1933–Sep 1938
60-Month
52.64°F
(11.47°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.65°F
(0.36°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/