Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
72.05°F
(22.25°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1927
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1983
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
72.66°F
(22.59°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1992
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1936
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
71.36°F
(21.87°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1915
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1936, 2021
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
68.58°F
(20.32°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1961, 1962
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
65.53°F
(18.63°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
61.06°F
(16.14°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
56.86°F
(13.81°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
50.98°F
(10.54°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
49.69°F
(9.83°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
-0.85°F
(-0.47°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1912
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
50.52°F
(10.29°C)
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1936
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
51.85°F
(11.03°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1947
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
54.76°F
(12.64°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.18°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
51.85°F
(11.03°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1976
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
52.07°F
(11.15°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
52.04°F
(11.13°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.05°F
(0.02°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1920
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2018
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1920
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/