Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
72.61°F
(22.56°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1927
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1983
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
72.94°F
(22.74°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1992
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1936
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
71.61°F
(22.01°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1915
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1936, 2021
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
68.51°F
(20.28°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1966, 1995
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
64.58°F
(18.10°C)
65.10°F
(18.39°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
61.19°F
(16.22°C)
61.15°F
(16.19°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1898, 1942, 1978
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1927, 2014
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
53.79°F
(12.11°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.03°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
51.13°F
(10.63°C)
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
49.91°F
(9.95°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.34°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
50.13°F
(10.07°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.41°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1962
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
51.32°F
(10.73°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.40°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1913, 1975
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
54.63°F
(12.57°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1908, 1993
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1914
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
51.62°F
(10.90°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1900, 1962
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
51.62°F
(10.90°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1920
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1972
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
51.56°F
(10.87°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1920
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2020
Ties: 1969

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