Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, September 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1973
1-Month
64.40°F
(18.00°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1965
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1998
Ties: 1909
Aug–Sep 1973
2-Month
68.51°F
(20.28°C)
68.48°F
(20.27°C)
0.03°F
(0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1974
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1998
Ties: 1981
Jul–Sep 1973
3-Month
70.09°F
(21.16°C)
70.19°F
(21.22°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1998
Jun–Sep 1973
4-Month
69.80°F
(21.00°C)
69.76°F
(20.98°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1903
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2021
Ties: 1897, 1910
May–Sep 1973
5-Month
67.69°F
(19.83°C)
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1957
Apr–Sep 1973
6-Month
64.55°F
(18.08°C)
65.06°F
(18.37°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.29°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1979
Mar–Sep 1973
7-Month
61.65°F
(16.47°C)
61.68°F
(16.49°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1966, 1992
Feb–Sep 1973
8-Month
58.14°F
(14.52°C)
58.20°F
(14.56°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Jan–Sep 1973
9-Month
54.97°F
(12.76°C)
55.08°F
(12.82°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Dec 1972–Sep 1973
10-Month
52.46°F
(11.37°C)
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.21°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Nov 1972–Sep 1973
11-Month
51.23°F
(10.68°C)
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1913
Oct 1972–Sep 1973
12-Month
51.32°F
(10.73°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.40°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Apr 1972–Sep 1973
18-Month
55.76°F
(13.20°C)
56.37°F
(13.54°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Oct 1971–Sep 1973
24-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913, 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Oct 1970–Sep 1973
36-Month
51.62°F
(10.90°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1916, 1951
Oct 1969–Sep 1973
48-Month
51.59°F
(10.88°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.23°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Oct 1968–Sep 1973
60-Month
51.57°F
(10.87°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1920
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/