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 July 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, September 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 2016
1-Month
67.12°F
(19.51°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
2.26°F
(1.25°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1965
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1998
Aug–Sep 2016
2-Month
70.32°F
(21.29°C)
68.47°F
(20.26°C)
1.85°F
(1.03°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1974
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1998
Ties: 1983
Jul–Sep 2016
3-Month
71.96°F
(22.20°C)
70.19°F
(21.22°C)
1.77°F
(0.98°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1950
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1998
Ties: 2005
Jun–Sep 2016
4-Month
71.91°F
(22.17°C)
69.77°F
(20.98°C)
2.14°F
(1.19°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1903
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
May–Sep 2016
5-Month
69.59°F
(20.88°C)
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
1.74°F
(0.96°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2018
Ties: 2007
Apr–Sep 2016
6-Month
66.86°F
(19.37°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Mar–Sep 2016
7-Month
64.09°F
(17.83°C)
61.68°F
(16.49°C)
2.41°F
(1.34°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Sep 2016
8-Month
61.02°F
(16.12°C)
58.21°F
(14.56°C)
2.81°F
(1.56°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Sep 2016
9-Month
57.82°F
(14.34°C)
55.09°F
(12.83°C)
2.73°F
(1.51°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–Sep 2016
10-Month
55.90°F
(13.28°C)
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
3.05°F
(1.70°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2015–Sep 2016
11-Month
54.87°F
(12.71°C)
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
3.03°F
(1.69°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2015–Sep 2016
12-Month
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
3.04°F
(1.69°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Apr 2015–Sep 2016
18-Month
58.98°F
(14.99°C)
56.36°F
(13.53°C)
2.62°F
(1.46°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2014–Sep 2016
24-Month
54.42°F
(12.46°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.40°F
(1.34°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913, 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Oct 2013–Sep 2016
36-Month
53.60°F
(12.00°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2018
Ties: 2012
Oct 2012–Sep 2016
48-Month
53.47°F
(11.93°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1918
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 2006, 2013
Oct 2011–Sep 2016
60-Month
53.84°F
(12.13°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.86°F
(1.03°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/