Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, September 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 2002
1-Month
79.63°F
(26.46°C)
77.81°F
(25.45°C)
1.82°F
(1.01°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1965
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1998
Aug–Sep 2002
2-Month
82.79°F
(28.22°C)
81.47°F
(27.48°C)
1.32°F
(0.74°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1965
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1998
Jul–Sep 2002
3-Month
84.79°F
(29.33°C)
83.21°F
(28.45°C)
1.58°F
(0.88°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1936
Jun–Sep 2002
4-Month
84.59°F
(29.22°C)
82.74°F
(28.19°C)
1.85°F
(1.03°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1915
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1936
May–Sep 2002
5-Month
82.16°F
(27.87°C)
80.78°F
(27.10°C)
1.38°F
(0.77°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1915
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1936
Apr–Sep 2002
6-Month
79.46°F
(26.37°C)
77.90°F
(25.50°C)
1.56°F
(0.87°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Mar–Sep 2002
7-Month
75.50°F
(24.17°C)
74.35°F
(23.53°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1946
Feb–Sep 2002
8-Month
72.13°F
(22.29°C)
70.66°F
(21.48°C)
1.47°F
(0.81°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–Sep 2002
9-Month
69.12°F
(20.62°C)
67.30°F
(19.61°C)
1.82°F
(1.01°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2001–Sep 2002
10-Month
66.83°F
(19.35°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
1.97°F
(1.09°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2001–Sep 2002
11-Month
66.12°F
(18.96°C)
63.76°F
(17.64°C)
2.36°F
(1.32°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Oct 2001–Sep 2002
12-Month
66.23°F
(19.02°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
2.22°F
(1.24°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Apr 2001–Sep 2002
18-Month
70.65°F
(21.47°C)
68.63°F
(20.35°C)
2.02°F
(1.12°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Oct 2000–Sep 2002
24-Month
65.14°F
(18.41°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1913
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Oct 1999–Sep 2002
36-Month
65.85°F
(18.81°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.87°F
(1.04°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Oct 1998–Sep 2002
48-Month
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.77°F
(0.98°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1915
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Oct 1997–Sep 2002
60-Month
65.59°F
(18.66°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.63°F
(0.90°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2021

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/