Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1986
1-Month
71.73°F
(22.07°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1927
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1983
Jul–Aug 1986
2-Month
72.62°F
(22.57°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1992
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1936
Ties: 1910
Jun–Aug 1986
3-Month
71.88°F
(22.16°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1915
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1936
May–Aug 1986
4-Month
69.19°F
(20.66°C)
68.61°F
(20.34°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Apr–Aug 1986
5-Month
65.92°F
(18.84°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1985
Mar–Aug 1986
6-Month
62.63°F
(17.02°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
1.47°F
(0.82°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Ties: 1910
Feb–Aug 1986
7-Month
58.80°F
(14.89°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jan–Aug 1986
8-Month
55.79°F
(13.22°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
1.93°F
(1.08°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Dec 1985–Aug 1986
9-Month
52.79°F
(11.55°C)
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Nov 1985–Aug 1986
10-Month
51.46°F
(10.81°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.93°F
(0.52°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Oct 1985–Aug 1986
11-Month
51.72°F
(10.96°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
0.86°F
(0.48°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Sep 1985–Aug 1986
12-Month
52.64°F
(11.47°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Mar 1985–Aug 1986
18-Month
55.82°F
(13.23°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
0.75°F
(0.41°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Sep 1984–Aug 1986
24-Month
52.28°F
(11.27°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.26°F
(0.15°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Sep 1983–Aug 1986
36-Month
52.08°F
(11.16°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1944
Sep 1982–Aug 1986
48-Month
52.13°F
(11.18°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.14°F
(0.07°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1920
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Sep 1981–Aug 1986
60-Month
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1920
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/