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Houston, Texas

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
82.5°F
(28.1°C)
83.9°F
(28.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1967
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1985
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
82.5°F
(28.1°C)
83.7°F
(28.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1967
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1983
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
81.4°F
(27.4°C)
83.0°F
(28.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1961
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1931, 1955
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
79.5°F
(26.4°C)
81.5°F
(27.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1972
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
76.9°F
(24.9°C)
79.1°F
(26.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1931
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1952
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
74.3°F
(23.5°C)
76.5°F
(24.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1931
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1960, 1968, 1970
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1931
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1978
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1964
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1978
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
68.8°F
(20.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1931
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1960
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1931, 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1960
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
72.1°F
(22.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1968, 1970
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1960, 1979
-- -- 2018
Ties: 1937, 1938, 1939, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1990, 1991, 1992
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1961
-- -- 2019, 2020
Ties: Numerous
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1962
-- -- 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/