Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
73.72°F
(23.18°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1927
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1983
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
73.75°F
(23.19°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
0.89°F
(0.49°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1992
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1936
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
72.09°F
(22.27°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1915
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1936
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
69.03°F
(20.57°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
65.57°F
(18.65°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
62.14°F
(16.74°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Ties: 1981
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
58.41°F
(14.67°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
55.12°F
(12.84°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
1.26°F
(0.70°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
52.63°F
(11.46°C)
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
51.45°F
(10.81°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.92°F
(0.52°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
51.67°F
(10.93°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
52.84°F
(11.58°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
55.72°F
(13.18°C)
55.06°F
(12.81°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1989
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
52.24°F
(11.24°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
52.06°F
(11.14°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1946
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
52.21°F
(11.23°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1920
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/