Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, September 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1987
1-Month
65.25°F
(18.47°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
0.39°F
(0.21°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1965
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1998
Aug–Sep 1987
2-Month
68.56°F
(20.31°C)
68.48°F
(20.27°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1974
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1998
Jul–Sep 1987
3-Month
70.13°F
(21.18°C)
70.19°F
(21.22°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1998
Jun–Sep 1987
4-Month
70.16°F
(21.20°C)
69.76°F
(20.98°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1903
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1936
Ties: 1970
May–Sep 1987
5-Month
68.72°F
(20.40°C)
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
0.87°F
(0.48°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Apr–Sep 1987
6-Month
66.19°F
(18.99°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
1.14°F
(0.63°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Mar–Sep 1987
7-Month
62.81°F
(17.12°C)
61.68°F
(16.49°C)
1.13°F
(0.63°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Sep 1987
8-Month
59.64°F
(15.36°C)
58.21°F
(14.56°C)
1.43°F
(0.80°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Sep 1987
9-Month
56.50°F
(13.61°C)
55.08°F
(12.82°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Dec 1986–Sep 1987
10-Month
54.29°F
(12.38°C)
52.84°F
(11.58°C)
1.45°F
(0.80°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1986–Sep 1987
11-Month
53.12°F
(11.73°C)
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Oct 1986–Sep 1987
12-Month
53.20°F
(11.78°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Apr 1986–Sep 1987
18-Month
57.31°F
(14.06°C)
56.36°F
(13.53°C)
0.95°F
(0.53°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1954
Oct 1985–Sep 1987
24-Month
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.94°F
(0.52°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913, 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Oct 1984–Sep 1987
36-Month
52.60°F
(11.44°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Oct 1983–Sep 1987
48-Month
52.32°F
(11.29°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Oct 1982–Sep 1987
60-Month
52.34°F
(11.30°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/