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 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 2018
1-Month
67.53°F
(19.74°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
2.67°F
(1.48°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1965
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1998
Aug–Sep 2018
2-Month
70.52°F
(21.40°C)
68.48°F
(20.27°C)
2.04°F
(1.13°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1974
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1998
Jul–Sep 2018
3-Month
72.16°F
(22.31°C)
70.19°F
(21.22°C)
1.97°F
(1.09°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1950
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1998
Jun–Sep 2018
4-Month
72.01°F
(22.23°C)
69.76°F
(20.98°C)
2.25°F
(1.25°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1903
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
May–Sep 2018
5-Month
70.71°F
(21.51°C)
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
2.86°F
(1.59°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–Sep 2018
6-Month
67.09°F
(19.49°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
2.04°F
(1.13°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Mar–Sep 2018
7-Month
63.61°F
(17.56°C)
61.69°F
(16.49°C)
1.92°F
(1.07°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1912
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–Sep 2018
8-Month
60.10°F
(15.61°C)
58.21°F
(14.56°C)
1.89°F
(1.05°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Sep 2018
9-Month
56.99°F
(13.88°C)
55.08°F
(12.82°C)
1.91°F
(1.06°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2017–Sep 2018
10-Month
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
1.87°F
(1.04°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2017–Sep 2018
11-Month
53.84°F
(12.13°C)
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2017–Sep 2018
12-Month
53.99°F
(12.22°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Apr 2017–Sep 2018
18-Month
58.15°F
(14.53°C)
56.37°F
(13.54°C)
1.78°F
(0.99°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2016–Sep 2018
24-Month
54.42°F
(12.46°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
2.41°F
(1.34°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1913, 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2016
Oct 2015–Sep 2018
36-Month
54.64°F
(12.58°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
2.64°F
(1.47°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Oct 2014–Sep 2018
48-Month
54.42°F
(12.46°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
2.43°F
(1.35°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Oct 2013–Sep 2018
60-Month
53.93°F
(12.18°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.95°F
(1.08°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1920
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/