Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1902
1-Month
71.37°F
(21.87°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.41°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1927
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1983
Jul–Aug 1902
2-Month
71.71°F
(22.06°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
-1.15°F
(-0.64°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1992
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1936
Jun–Aug 1902
3-Month
70.49°F
(21.38°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.51°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1915
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1936
May–Aug 1902
4-Month
68.36°F
(20.20°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2018
Apr–Aug 1902
5-Month
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.12°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Mar–Aug 1902
6-Month
60.98°F
(16.10°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Feb–Aug 1902
7-Month
56.76°F
(13.76°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1897
Jan–Aug 1902
8-Month
53.43°F
(11.91°C)
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.24°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Dec 1901–Aug 1902
9-Month
50.99°F
(10.55°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1960
Nov 1901–Aug 1902
10-Month
50.06°F
(10.03°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1950
Oct 1901–Aug 1902
11-Month
50.55°F
(10.31°C)
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.17°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Sep 1901–Aug 1902
12-Month
51.60°F
(10.89°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1970
Mar 1901–Aug 1902
18-Month
54.91°F
(12.73°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1944, 1997
Sep 1900–Aug 1902
24-Month
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Sep 1899–Aug 1902
36-Month
52.18°F
(11.21°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Sep 1898–Aug 1902
48-Month
51.65°F
(10.92°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2018
Sep 1897–Aug 1902
60-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1920
90th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/