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 September 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, September 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 2016
1-Month
79.39°F
(26.33°C)
77.81°F
(25.45°C)
1.58°F
(0.88°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1965
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1998
Aug–Sep 2016
2-Month
82.60°F
(28.11°C)
81.48°F
(27.49°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1965
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1998
Jul–Sep 2016
3-Month
84.37°F
(29.09°C)
83.21°F
(28.45°C)
1.16°F
(0.64°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1936
Ties: 1943
Jun–Sep 2016
4-Month
84.51°F
(29.17°C)
82.75°F
(28.19°C)
1.76°F
(0.98°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1915
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1936
May–Sep 2016
5-Month
82.10°F
(27.83°C)
80.78°F
(27.10°C)
1.32°F
(0.73°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1915
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1936
Apr–Sep 2016
6-Month
79.35°F
(26.31°C)
77.90°F
(25.50°C)
1.45°F
(0.81°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Mar–Sep 2016
7-Month
76.51°F
(24.73°C)
74.35°F
(23.53°C)
2.16°F
(1.20°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Sep 2016
8-Month
73.30°F
(22.94°C)
70.66°F
(21.48°C)
2.64°F
(1.46°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Sep 2016
9-Month
69.80°F
(21.00°C)
67.30°F
(19.61°C)
2.50°F
(1.39°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–Sep 2016
10-Month
67.63°F
(19.79°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
2.77°F
(1.53°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2015–Sep 2016
11-Month
66.50°F
(19.17°C)
63.75°F
(17.64°C)
2.75°F
(1.53°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2015–Sep 2016
12-Month
66.72°F
(19.29°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
2.71°F
(1.51°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Apr 2015–Sep 2016
18-Month
70.87°F
(21.59°C)
68.64°F
(20.36°C)
2.23°F
(1.23°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2014–Sep 2016
24-Month
66.09°F
(18.94°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
2.09°F
(1.16°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Oct 2013–Sep 2016
36-Month
65.35°F
(18.53°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2018
Oct 2012–Sep 2016
48-Month
65.22°F
(18.46°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.25°F
(0.70°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1915
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 2005
Oct 2011–Sep 2016
60-Month
65.73°F
(18.74°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.76°F
(0.98°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016

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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/