Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, September 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1981
1-Month
78.08°F
(25.60°C)
77.81°F
(25.45°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1965
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1998
Aug–Sep 1981
2-Month
81.52°F
(27.51°C)
81.47°F
(27.48°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1965
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1998
Ties: 2017
Jul–Sep 1981
3-Month
83.19°F
(28.44°C)
83.20°F
(28.44°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1936
Ties: 1914, 1917
Jun–Sep 1981
4-Month
82.96°F
(28.31°C)
82.74°F
(28.19°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1915
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1936
Ties: 1897
May–Sep 1981
5-Month
80.59°F
(26.99°C)
80.79°F
(27.11°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.12°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1915
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1936
Apr–Sep 1981
6-Month
78.47°F
(25.82°C)
77.90°F
(25.50°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Mar–Sep 1981
7-Month
75.07°F
(23.93°C)
74.35°F
(23.53°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Sep 1981
8-Month
71.74°F
(22.08°C)
70.65°F
(21.47°C)
1.09°F
(0.61°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Sep 1981
9-Month
68.61°F
(20.34°C)
67.30°F
(19.61°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1980–Sep 1981
10-Month
66.37°F
(19.09°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
1.51°F
(0.83°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1939
Nov 1980–Sep 1981
11-Month
65.21°F
(18.45°C)
63.76°F
(17.64°C)
1.45°F
(0.81°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Oct 1980–Sep 1981
12-Month
65.25°F
(18.47°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Apr 1980–Sep 1981
18-Month
69.81°F
(21.01°C)
68.63°F
(20.35°C)
1.18°F
(0.66°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Oct 1979–Sep 1981
24-Month
64.88°F
(18.27°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Oct 1978–Sep 1981
36-Month
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1952, 1959
Oct 1977–Sep 1981
48-Month
63.75°F
(17.64°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1915
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Oct 1976–Sep 1981
60-Month
63.80°F
(17.67°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1976

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/