Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1896
1-Month
72.27°F
(22.37°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1927
56th Warmest Warmest to Date 1983
Ties: 1919
Jul–Aug 1896
2-Month
72.98°F
(22.77°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1992
61st Warmest Warmest to Date 1936
Jun–Aug 1896
3-Month
71.95°F
(22.19°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.55°F
(0.30°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1915
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 1936
May–Aug 1896
4-Month
69.58°F
(20.88°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
0.98°F
(0.55°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–Aug 1896
5-Month
66.13°F
(18.96°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
1.04°F
(0.58°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Mar–Aug 1896
6-Month
61.45°F
(16.36°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
51st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Aug 1896
7-Month
57.67°F
(14.26°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Aug 1896
8-Month
54.40°F
(12.44°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1895–Aug 1896
9-Month
51.88°F
(11.04°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
76th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1895–Aug 1896
10-Month
50.61°F
(10.34°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
60th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
66th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1895–Aug 1896
11-Month
50.63°F
(10.35°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1909
Sep 1895–Aug 1896
12-Month
51.87°F
(11.04°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
47th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1909, 1952
Mar 1895–Aug 1896
18-Month
54.78°F
(12.66°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
35th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
91st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017

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