Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, September 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1938
1-Month
79.99°F
(26.66°C)
77.81°F
(25.45°C)
2.18°F
(1.21°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1965
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 1998
Aug–Sep 1938
2-Month
83.65°F
(28.69°C)
81.47°F
(27.48°C)
2.18°F
(1.21°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1965
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1998
Jul–Sep 1938
3-Month
84.65°F
(29.25°C)
83.21°F
(28.45°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1936
Ties: 1947
Jun–Sep 1938
4-Month
83.87°F
(28.82°C)
82.74°F
(28.19°C)
1.13°F
(0.63°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1915
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1936
May–Sep 1938
5-Month
81.51°F
(27.51°C)
80.78°F
(27.10°C)
0.73°F
(0.41°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1915
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1936
Ties: 1921
Apr–Sep 1938
6-Month
78.60°F
(25.89°C)
77.90°F
(25.50°C)
0.70°F
(0.39°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Mar–Sep 1938
7-Month
75.40°F
(24.11°C)
74.35°F
(23.53°C)
1.05°F
(0.58°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Ties: 1998, 2005
Feb–Sep 1938
8-Month
71.75°F
(22.08°C)
70.65°F
(21.47°C)
1.10°F
(0.61°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Jan–Sep 1938
9-Month
68.46°F
(20.26°C)
67.30°F
(19.61°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1910
Dec 1937–Sep 1938
10-Month
65.81°F
(18.78°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
0.95°F
(0.52°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1937–Sep 1938
11-Month
64.52°F
(18.07°C)
63.75°F
(17.64°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Oct 1937–Sep 1938
12-Month
64.67°F
(18.15°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Apr 1937–Sep 1938
18-Month
69.46°F
(20.81°C)
68.64°F
(20.36°C)
0.82°F
(0.45°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1955
Oct 1936–Sep 1938
24-Month
64.16°F
(17.87°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Oct 1935–Sep 1938
36-Month
64.15°F
(17.86°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Oct 1934–Sep 1938
48-Month
64.27°F
(17.93°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1915
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Oct 1933–Sep 1938
60-Month
64.81°F
(18.23°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1956

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/