Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, September 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1997
1-Month
66.42°F
(19.12°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
1.56°F
(0.86°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1965
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1990 1998
Aug–Sep 1997
2-Month
69.08°F
(20.60°C)
68.48°F
(20.27°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1974
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1998
Jul–Sep 1997
3-Month
70.45°F
(21.36°C)
70.19°F
(21.22°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1950
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1998
Ties: 1932, 1958
Jun–Sep 1997
4-Month
69.91°F
(21.06°C)
69.76°F
(20.98°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1903
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1936
May–Sep 1997
5-Month
67.81°F
(19.89°C)
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.03°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1907
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1926
Apr–Sep 1997
6-Month
64.49°F
(18.05°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1907
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Mar–Sep 1997
7-Month
61.66°F
(16.48°C)
61.69°F
(16.49°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Ties: 1896
Feb–Sep 1997
8-Month
58.46°F
(14.70°C)
58.20°F
(14.56°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1940
Jan–Sep 1997
9-Month
55.29°F
(12.94°C)
55.08°F
(12.82°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1943
Dec 1996–Sep 1997
10-Month
53.15°F
(11.75°C)
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Nov 1996–Sep 1997
11-Month
51.92°F
(11.07°C)
51.83°F
(11.02°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1947
Oct 1996–Sep 1997
12-Month
52.07°F
(11.15°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1961
Apr 1996–Sep 1997
18-Month
56.44°F
(13.58°C)
56.37°F
(13.54°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Oct 1995–Sep 1997
24-Month
52.09°F
(11.16°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1913, 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Oct 1994–Sep 1997
36-Month
52.36°F
(11.31°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Oct 1993–Sep 1997
48-Month
52.35°F
(11.31°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2018
Ties: 1983, 1995
Oct 1992–Sep 1997
60-Month
52.13°F
(11.18°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1945

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