Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, September 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1978
1-Month
78.28°F
(25.71°C)
77.81°F
(25.45°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1965
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1998
Ties: 2004
Aug–Sep 1978
2-Month
81.56°F
(27.53°C)
81.48°F
(27.49°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1965
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1998
Jul–Sep 1978
3-Month
83.34°F
(28.52°C)
83.20°F
(28.44°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1936
Jun–Sep 1978
4-Month
83.03°F
(28.35°C)
82.74°F
(28.19°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1915
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1936
May–Sep 1978
5-Month
80.80°F
(27.11°C)
80.79°F
(27.11°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1915
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1936
Apr–Sep 1978
6-Month
77.90°F
(25.50°C)
77.90°F
(25.50°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Mar–Sep 1978
7-Month
74.30°F
(23.50°C)
74.35°F
(23.53°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Sep 1978
8-Month
69.74°F
(20.97°C)
70.65°F
(21.47°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.50°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Sep 1978
9-Month
65.86°F
(18.81°C)
67.30°F
(19.61°C)
-1.44°F
(-0.80°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1920
Dec 1977–Sep 1978
10-Month
63.60°F
(17.56°C)
64.85°F
(18.25°C)
-1.25°F
(-0.69°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–Sep 1978
11-Month
62.67°F
(17.04°C)
63.75°F
(17.64°C)
-1.08°F
(-0.60°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–Sep 1978
12-Month
63.01°F
(17.23°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-1.00°F
(-0.55°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Apr 1977–Sep 1978
18-Month
68.37°F
(20.21°C)
68.64°F
(20.36°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1896
Oct 1976–Sep 1978
24-Month
63.51°F
(17.51°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.26°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Oct 1975–Sep 1978
36-Month
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Oct 1974–Sep 1978
48-Month
63.72°F
(17.62°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1915
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Oct 1973–Sep 1978
60-Month
63.88°F
(17.71°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 5, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/