Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, September 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 2002
1-Month
66.85°F
(19.36°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
1.99°F
(1.10°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1965
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1998
Aug–Sep 2002
2-Month
69.85°F
(21.03°C)
68.47°F
(20.26°C)
1.38°F
(0.77°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1974
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1998
Jul–Sep 2002
3-Month
71.85°F
(22.14°C)
70.19°F
(21.22°C)
1.66°F
(0.92°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1950
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1998
Jun–Sep 2002
4-Month
71.60°F
(22.00°C)
69.76°F
(20.98°C)
1.84°F
(1.02°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1903
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2021
May–Sep 2002
5-Month
69.14°F
(20.63°C)
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
1.29°F
(0.71°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Apr–Sep 2002
6-Month
66.53°F
(19.18°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Mar–Sep 2002
7-Month
62.68°F
(17.04°C)
61.69°F
(16.49°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1912
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–Sep 2002
8-Month
59.39°F
(15.22°C)
58.20°F
(14.56°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 2001
Jan–Sep 2002
9-Month
56.62°F
(13.68°C)
55.08°F
(12.82°C)
1.54°F
(0.86°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2001–Sep 2002
10-Month
54.57°F
(12.54°C)
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
1.72°F
(0.96°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1921
Nov 2001–Sep 2002
11-Month
53.92°F
(12.18°C)
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
2.08°F
(1.16°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Oct 2001–Sep 2002
12-Month
53.96°F
(12.20°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.93°F
(1.07°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Apr 2001–Sep 2002
18-Month
58.17°F
(14.54°C)
56.36°F
(13.53°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Oct 2000–Sep 2002
24-Month
53.15°F
(11.75°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.13°F
(0.63°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1913, 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Oct 1999–Sep 2002
36-Month
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.67°F
(0.93°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Oct 1998–Sep 2002
48-Month
53.65°F
(12.03°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.66°F
(0.92°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Oct 1997–Sep 2002
60-Month
53.65°F
(12.03°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.67°F
(0.93°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/