Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, September 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1972
1-Month
64.44°F
(18.02°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.24°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1965
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1998
Aug–Sep 1972
2-Month
68.06°F
(20.03°C)
68.48°F
(20.27°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.24°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1974
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1961
Jul–Sep 1972
3-Month
69.43°F
(20.79°C)
70.19°F
(21.22°C)
-0.76°F
(-0.43°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1950
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998
Jun–Sep 1972
4-Month
69.13°F
(20.63°C)
69.77°F
(20.98°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.35°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1903
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1936
May–Sep 1972
5-Month
67.41°F
(19.67°C)
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1909
Apr–Sep 1972
6-Month
64.64°F
(18.13°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1918
Mar–Sep 1972
7-Month
61.70°F
(16.50°C)
61.69°F
(16.49°C)
0.01°F
(0.01°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1941, 1943
Feb–Sep 1972
8-Month
58.18°F
(14.54°C)
58.20°F
(14.56°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.02°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1941
Jan–Sep 1972
9-Month
55.04°F
(12.80°C)
55.08°F
(12.82°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1955, 1956
Dec 1971–Sep 1972
10-Month
52.94°F
(11.63°C)
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1898, 1947
Nov 1971–Sep 1972
11-Month
51.91°F
(11.06°C)
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1910
Oct 1971–Sep 1972
12-Month
52.17°F
(11.21°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1930
Apr 1971–Sep 1972
18-Month
56.26°F
(13.48°C)
56.37°F
(13.54°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1945, 1949
Oct 1970–Sep 1972
24-Month
51.77°F
(10.98°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913, 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1927
Oct 1969–Sep 1972
36-Month
51.68°F
(10.93°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2018
Oct 1968–Sep 1972
48-Month
51.63°F
(10.91°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1929
Oct 1967–Sep 1972
60-Month
51.60°F
(10.89°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1920
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/