Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, September 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1948
1-Month
80.04°F
(26.69°C)
77.81°F
(25.45°C)
2.23°F
(1.24°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1965
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1998
Aug–Sep 1948
2-Month
82.78°F
(28.21°C)
81.48°F
(27.49°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1965
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1998
Jul–Sep 1948
3-Month
83.96°F
(28.87°C)
83.21°F
(28.45°C)
0.75°F
(0.42°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1912
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1936
Ties: 1969
Jun–Sep 1948
4-Month
83.35°F
(28.53°C)
82.74°F
(28.19°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1915
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1936
May–Sep 1948
5-Month
81.32°F
(27.40°C)
80.78°F
(27.10°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1915
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1936
Ties: 1919
Apr–Sep 1948
6-Month
78.78°F
(25.99°C)
77.91°F
(25.51°C)
0.87°F
(0.48°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1960
Mar–Sep 1948
7-Month
74.67°F
(23.71°C)
74.35°F
(23.53°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Sep 1948
8-Month
70.64°F
(21.47°C)
70.65°F
(21.47°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1912
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1935
Jan–Sep 1948
9-Month
67.13°F
(19.52°C)
67.31°F
(19.62°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1922
Dec 1947–Sep 1948
10-Month
64.71°F
(18.17°C)
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Nov 1947–Sep 1948
11-Month
63.15°F
(17.31°C)
63.76°F
(17.64°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.33°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1912
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1923
Oct 1947–Sep 1948
12-Month
63.84°F
(17.69°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1918
Apr 1947–Sep 1948
18-Month
68.61°F
(20.34°C)
68.63°F
(20.35°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Oct 1946–Sep 1948
24-Month
63.94°F
(17.74°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1913
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Oct 1945–Sep 1948
36-Month
64.21°F
(17.89°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.23°F
(0.12°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1943, 1947
Oct 1944–Sep 1948
48-Month
64.12°F
(17.84°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1915
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Oct 1943–Sep 1948
60-Month
64.09°F
(17.83°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1907
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1945

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/