# Climate at a Glance

## National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.

### Contiguous U.S.

#### Average Temperature Rankings, September 1987

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Period | Value | 1901-2000 Mean |
Amomaly | Rank (1895-2018) |
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 |

58th 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 |

67th 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 |

68th 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 |

50th 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 |

29th 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 |

18th 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) | 104th Coolest | Coolest since: 1986 | 1912 |

21st 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) | 109th Coolest | Coolest since: 1986 | 1917 |

16th 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) | 109th Coolest | Coolest since: 1985 | 1912 |

16th 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) | 109th Coolest | Coolest since: 1986 | 1917 |

15th 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) | 108th Coolest | Coolest since: 1986 | 1912 |

16th 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) | 108th Coolest | Coolest since: 1986 | 1912 |

16th 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 |

20th 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 |

20th 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 |

33rd 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 |

44th 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 |

42nd Warmest | Warmest since: 1957 | 2018 |

## Citing This Page

- NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/