Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
72.70°F
(22.61°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1927
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1983
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
72.97°F
(22.76°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1992
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1936
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
71.81°F
(22.12°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1915
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1936, 2021
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
68.58°F
(20.32°C)
68.61°F
(20.34°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Ties: 1948, 1962
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
64.59°F
(18.11°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.27°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
61.07°F
(16.15°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1935
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
57.69°F
(14.27°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1943, 2013
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
54.20°F
(12.33°C)
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1932
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
51.55°F
(10.86°C)
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1898
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
50.67°F
(10.37°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1912
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1942
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
51.04°F
(10.58°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1912
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
52.33°F
(11.29°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.30°F
(0.16°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1959
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
55.05°F
(12.81°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
51.82°F
(11.01°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1908, 1925, 1949, 1960
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
51.93°F
(11.07°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1920
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/