Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, September 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1972
1-Month
52.23°F
(11.24°C)
51.90°F
(11.06°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1898
Aug–Sep 1972
2-Month
55.59°F
(13.11°C)
55.48°F
(13.04°C)
0.11°F
(0.07°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1974
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Jul–Sep 1972
3-Month
56.86°F
(13.81°C)
57.16°F
(13.98°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1924
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1998
Jun–Sep 1972
4-Month
56.48°F
(13.60°C)
56.78°F
(13.77°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1903
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
May–Sep 1972
5-Month
54.70°F
(12.61°C)
54.91°F
(12.73°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907, 1924
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Apr–Sep 1972
6-Month
51.94°F
(11.08°C)
52.20°F
(11.22°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Mar–Sep 1972
7-Month
49.01°F
(9.45°C)
49.02°F
(9.46°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Feb–Sep 1972
8-Month
45.61°F
(7.56°C)
45.75°F
(7.64°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Jan–Sep 1972
9-Month
42.64°F
(5.91°C)
42.85°F
(6.03°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Dec 1971–Sep 1972
10-Month
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
40.84°F
(4.91°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1933
Nov 1971–Sep 1972
11-Month
39.96°F
(4.42°C)
39.91°F
(4.39°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Oct 1971–Sep 1972
12-Month
40.26°F
(4.59°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Apr 1971–Sep 1972
18-Month
44.01°F
(6.67°C)
44.09°F
(6.72°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2016
Ties: 1945
Oct 1970–Sep 1972
24-Month
39.81°F
(4.34°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Oct 1969–Sep 1972
36-Month
39.75°F
(4.31°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2017, 2018
Ties: 1903, 1929
Oct 1968–Sep 1972
48-Month
39.75°F
(4.31°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Oct 1967–Sep 1972
60-Month
39.69°F
(4.27°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1920
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019, 2020
Ties: 1900, 1953

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/