Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, September 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1971
1-Month
64.33°F
(17.96°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1965
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1998
Ties: 1943
Aug–Sep 1971
2-Month
68.17°F
(20.09°C)
68.48°F
(20.27°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.18°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1974
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1998
Jul–Sep 1971
3-Month
69.57°F
(20.87°C)
70.19°F
(21.22°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.35°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1950
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1998
Ties: 2004
Jun–Sep 1971
4-Month
69.54°F
(20.86°C)
69.77°F
(20.98°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.12°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1903
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2021
May–Sep 1971
5-Month
67.28°F
(19.60°C)
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1942
Apr–Sep 1971
6-Month
64.44°F
(18.02°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Mar–Sep 1971
7-Month
60.90°F
(16.06°C)
61.68°F
(16.49°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Feb–Sep 1971
8-Month
57.48°F
(14.16°C)
58.21°F
(14.56°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.40°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1906
Jan–Sep 1971
9-Month
54.36°F
(12.42°C)
55.09°F
(12.83°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.41°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1912
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Dec 1970–Sep 1971
10-Month
52.28°F
(11.27°C)
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.31°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Nov 1970–Sep 1971
11-Month
51.28°F
(10.71°C)
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1950
Oct 1970–Sep 1971
12-Month
51.36°F
(10.76°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.36°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Apr 1970–Sep 1971
18-Month
55.97°F
(13.32°C)
56.36°F
(13.53°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.21°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1928
Oct 1969–Sep 1971
24-Month
51.44°F
(10.80°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1913, 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Oct 1968–Sep 1971
36-Month
51.46°F
(10.81°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.31°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Oct 1967–Sep 1971
48-Month
51.46°F
(10.81°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Oct 1966–Sep 1971
60-Month
51.54°F
(10.86°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1920
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/