Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, September 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1974
1-Month
62.31°F
(16.84°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
-2.55°F
(-1.42°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1965
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1998
Aug–Sep 1974
2-Month
66.30°F
(19.06°C)
68.47°F
(20.26°C)
-2.17°F
(-1.20°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1974
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1998
Jul–Sep 1974
3-Month
68.90°F
(20.50°C)
70.19°F
(21.22°C)
-1.29°F
(-0.72°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1950
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1998
Ties: 1924
Jun–Sep 1974
4-Month
68.80°F
(20.44°C)
69.77°F
(20.98°C)
-0.97°F
(-0.54°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1903
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1936
May–Sep 1974
5-Month
67.11°F
(19.51°C)
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
-0.74°F
(-0.41°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018
Apr–Sep 1974
6-Month
64.52°F
(18.07°C)
65.06°F
(18.37°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Mar–Sep 1974
7-Month
61.64°F
(16.47°C)
61.69°F
(16.49°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.02°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1995
Feb–Sep 1974
8-Month
58.28°F
(14.60°C)
58.21°F
(14.56°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Jan–Sep 1974
9-Month
55.25°F
(12.92°C)
55.09°F
(12.83°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1927
Dec 1973–Sep 1974
10-Month
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
0.24°F
(0.14°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Nov 1973–Sep 1974
11-Month
52.17°F
(11.21°C)
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
0.33°F
(0.19°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Oct 1973–Sep 1974
12-Month
52.49°F
(11.38°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Apr 1973–Sep 1974
18-Month
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
56.37°F
(13.54°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Oct 1972–Sep 1974
24-Month
51.91°F
(11.06°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913, 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1928, 1983
Oct 1971–Sep 1974
36-Month
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1910, 1981
Oct 1970–Sep 1974
48-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1975, 1982
Oct 1969–Sep 1974
60-Month
51.77°F
(10.98°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019

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