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Air Temperature

Assessing the U.S. Climate in September 2017

July 26, 2018
During September, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 66.3°F, 1.4°F above average.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in October 2017

July 26, 2018
During October, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 55.7°F, 1.6°F above average.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in November 2017

July 26, 2018
During November, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 45.1°F, 3.4°F above average.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in 2017

July 30, 2018
During 2017, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 54.6°F, 2.6°F above average.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in January 2018

July 30, 2018
During January 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 32.2°F, 2.1°F above the 20th century average.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in February 2018

August 9, 2018
During February 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 35.4°F, 1.6°F above the 20th century average.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in March 2018

July 30, 2018
During March 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 42.6°F, 1.1°F above the 20th century average.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in May 2018

July 30, 2018
During May 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 65.4°F, 5.2°F above the 20th century average.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in June 2018

July 30, 2018
During June 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 71.5°F, 3.0°F above the 20th century average.

Assessing the Global Climate in January 2018

July 26, 2018
The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for January 2018 was the fifth highest on record.