Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2002
1-Month
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1927
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1983
Ties: 1900
Jul–Aug 2002
2-Month
74.35°F
(23.53°C)
72.85°F
(22.69°C)
1.50°F
(0.84°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1992
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1936
Jun–Aug 2002
3-Month
73.19°F
(22.88°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
1.79°F
(0.99°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1915
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
May–Aug 2002
4-Month
69.72°F
(20.96°C)
68.61°F
(20.34°C)
1.11°F
(0.62°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Apr–Aug 2002
5-Month
66.47°F
(19.15°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
1.38°F
(0.77°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1988, 2010, 2020
Mar–Aug 2002
6-Month
61.98°F
(16.66°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
0.82°F
(0.46°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1990, 2005
Feb–Aug 2002
7-Month
58.33°F
(14.63°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
1.07°F
(0.60°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan–Aug 2002
8-Month
55.35°F
(12.97°C)
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2001–Aug 2002
9-Month
53.21°F
(11.78°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
1.69°F
(0.94°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2001–Aug 2002
10-Month
52.63°F
(11.46°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
2.09°F
(1.16°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Oct 2001–Aug 2002
11-Month
52.79°F
(11.55°C)
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
1.92°F
(1.07°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Sep 2001–Aug 2002
12-Month
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.83°F
(1.01°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Mar 2001–Aug 2002
18-Month
56.76°F
(13.76°C)
55.06°F
(12.81°C)
1.70°F
(0.95°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Sep 2000–Aug 2002
24-Month
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.07°F
(0.60°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Ties: 1934
Sep 1999–Aug 2002
36-Month
53.60°F
(12.00°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Ties: 2012, 2016
Sep 1998–Aug 2002
48-Month
53.70°F
(12.06°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.70°F
(0.95°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Sep 1997–Aug 2002
60-Month
53.65°F
(12.03°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.66°F
(0.92°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/