Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1895
1-Month
71.62°F
(22.01°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
31st Coolest Coolest to Date 1927
96th Warmest Warmest to Date 1983
Jul–Aug 1895
2-Month
71.43°F
(21.91°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
-1.43°F
(-0.79°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1992
120th Warmest Warmest to Date 1936
Jun–Aug 1895
3-Month
70.22°F
(21.23°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
-1.18°F
(-0.66°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1915
117th Warmest Warmest to Date 1936
May–Aug 1895
4-Month
67.65°F
(19.81°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.52°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
110th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–Aug 1895
5-Month
64.70°F
(18.17°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.21°C)
36th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
91st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Mar–Aug 1895
6-Month
60.58°F
(15.88°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
24th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1983
Feb–Aug 1895
7-Month
55.72°F
(13.18°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
-1.53°F
(-0.85°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Aug 1895
8-Month
52.10°F
(11.17°C)
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
-1.77°F
(-0.98°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
123rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1899

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/