Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, July 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
July 1988
1-Month
74.79°F
(23.77°C)
73.61°F
(23.12°C)
1.18°F
(0.65°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1936
Jun–Jul 1988
2-Month
72.84°F
(22.69°C)
71.05°F
(21.69°C)
1.79°F
(1.00°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
May–Jul 1988
3-Month
68.96°F
(20.53°C)
67.43°F
(19.68°C)
1.53°F
(0.85°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Apr–Jul 1988
4-Month
64.68°F
(18.16°C)
63.34°F
(17.41°C)
1.34°F
(0.75°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1925
Mar–Jul 1988
5-Month
60.22°F
(15.68°C)
58.97°F
(14.98°C)
1.25°F
(0.70°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2001
Feb–Jul 1988
6-Month
55.80°F
(13.22°C)
54.78°F
(12.66°C)
1.02°F
(0.56°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–Jul 1988
7-Month
51.80°F
(11.00°C)
51.26°F
(10.70°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Dec 1987–Jul 1988
8-Month
49.64°F
(9.80°C)
48.94°F
(9.41°C)
0.70°F
(0.39°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1911, 1941
Nov 1987–Jul 1988
9-Month
49.01°F
(9.45°C)
48.14°F
(8.97°C)
0.87°F
(0.48°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Oct 1987–Jul 1988
10-Month
49.40°F
(9.67°C)
48.73°F
(9.29°C)
0.67°F
(0.38°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Sep 1987–Jul 1988
11-Month
50.84°F
(10.47°C)
50.20°F
(10.11°C)
0.64°F
(0.36°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Aug 1987–Jul 1988
12-Month
52.60°F
(11.44°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.57°F
(0.31°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Feb 1987–Jul 1988
18-Month
53.95°F
(12.19°C)
52.94°F
(11.63°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Aug 1986–Jul 1988
24-Month
52.83°F
(11.57°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Aug 1985–Jul 1988
36-Month
52.74°F
(11.52°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Aug 1984–Jul 1988
48-Month
52.58°F
(11.43°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.59°F
(0.32°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2018
Ties: 1998
Aug 1983–Jul 1988
60-Month
52.43°F
(11.35°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1920
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020
Ties: 1956

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/