Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, September 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1997
1-Month
78.93°F
(26.07°C)
77.81°F
(25.45°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1965
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 1998
Ties: 1930, 2009
Aug–Sep 1997
2-Month
81.54°F
(27.52°C)
81.47°F
(27.48°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1965
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1998
Ties: 1962, 1979
Jul–Sep 1997
3-Month
82.97°F
(28.32°C)
83.20°F
(28.44°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.12°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1936
Jun–Sep 1997
4-Month
82.34°F
(27.97°C)
82.75°F
(28.19°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.22°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1915
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1936
May–Sep 1997
5-Month
80.32°F
(26.84°C)
80.78°F
(27.10°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1915
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1936
Ties: 1929
Apr–Sep 1997
6-Month
76.91°F
(24.95°C)
77.90°F
(25.50°C)
-0.99°F
(-0.55°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1907
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Mar–Sep 1997
7-Month
74.08°F
(23.38°C)
74.34°F
(23.52°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Feb–Sep 1997
8-Month
70.58°F
(21.43°C)
70.65°F
(21.47°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1908, 2014
Jan–Sep 1997
9-Month
67.16°F
(19.53°C)
67.30°F
(19.61°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1967
Dec 1996–Sep 1997
10-Month
64.81°F
(18.23°C)
64.85°F
(18.25°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1961
Nov 1996–Sep 1997
11-Month
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
63.75°F
(17.64°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Oct 1996–Sep 1997
12-Month
63.64°F
(17.58°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.20°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Apr 1996–Sep 1997
18-Month
68.33°F
(20.18°C)
68.64°F
(20.36°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.18°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Oct 1995–Sep 1997
24-Month
63.89°F
(17.72°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1913
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1937
Oct 1994–Sep 1997
36-Month
64.04°F
(17.80°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1902
Oct 1993–Sep 1997
48-Month
64.13°F
(17.85°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1915
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2018
Ties: 1945, 1994
Oct 1992–Sep 1997
60-Month
63.81°F
(17.67°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016

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