Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1901
1-Month
73.20°F
(22.89°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
1.10°F
(0.61°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1927
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 1983
Ties: 2005
Jul–Aug 1901
2-Month
74.72°F
(23.73°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
1.86°F
(1.03°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1992
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 1936
Jun–Aug 1901
3-Month
72.62°F
(22.57°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
1.22°F
(0.68°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1915
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 1936
May–Aug 1901
4-Month
69.76°F
(20.98°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1907
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–Aug 1901
5-Month
65.69°F
(18.72°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.60°F
(0.34°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Mar–Aug 1901
6-Month
61.52°F
(16.40°C)
61.15°F
(16.19°C)
0.37°F
(0.21°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Feb–Aug 1901
7-Month
57.00°F
(13.89°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1962
Jan–Aug 1901
8-Month
53.83°F
(12.13°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.01°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Dec 1900–Aug 1901
9-Month
51.68°F
(10.93°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1926, 1997
Nov 1900–Aug 1901
10-Month
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.13°F
(0.08°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Oct 1900–Aug 1901
11-Month
51.18°F
(10.66°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Sep 1900–Aug 1901
12-Month
52.34°F
(11.30°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Mar 1900–Aug 1901
18-Month
55.50°F
(13.06°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 1899–Aug 1901
24-Month
52.47°F
(11.37°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 1898–Aug 1901
36-Month
51.67°F
(10.93°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Ties: 1929
Sep 1897–Aug 1901
48-Month
51.80°F
(11.00°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
87th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1962
Sep 1896–Aug 1901
60-Month
51.68°F
(10.93°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.18°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
97th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 1912

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/