View Full Version : U.S. Has Cooler September after near Record Warm Summer, Global September Temperature Fourth Warmest on Record

NOAA Reporter
10-16-2006, 02:06 PM
September 2006 was cooler than average for the continental U.S., providing relief from the second-warmest summer on record, according to scientists at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C. September was the first cooler-than- average month for the continental U.S. since May 2005. Drought conditions also improved in some areas of the nation, with nationally averaged precipitation above average during September. The global temperature remained well above average.

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