Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
73.38°F
(22.99°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1927
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1983
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
73.67°F
(23.15°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1992
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1936
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
72.03°F
(22.24°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1915
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1936
Ties: 1918
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
69.29°F
(20.72°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
0.69°F
(0.39°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1907
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1921
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
65.32°F
(18.51°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
60.85°F
(16.03°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
57.21°F
(14.01°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.02°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1919
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
53.45°F
(11.92°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.22°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
51.23°F
(10.68°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1897
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
50.26°F
(10.14°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
50.33°F
(10.18°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1968
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
51.60°F
(10.89°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1902
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
54.64°F
(12.58°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1984
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
51.47°F
(10.82°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.30°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1978
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
51.47°F
(10.82°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1912, 1915
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
51.58°F
(10.88°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1920
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
51.63°F
(10.91°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1920
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/