Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2004
1-Month
70.16°F
(21.20°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-1.94°F
(-1.08°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1927
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1983
Ties: 1915
Jul–Aug 2004
2-Month
71.53°F
(21.96°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
-1.33°F
(-0.74°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1992
118th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1936
Jun–Aug 2004
3-Month
70.38°F
(21.32°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
-1.02°F
(-0.57°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1915
113th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1936
Ties: 1928
May–Aug 2004
4-Month
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
90th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2018
Ties: 1935
Apr–Aug 2004
5-Month
65.15°F
(18.42°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.06°F
(0.04°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Mar–Aug 2004
6-Month
62.19°F
(16.77°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
1.03°F
(0.57°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Ties: 1939
Feb–Aug 2004
7-Month
58.10°F
(14.50°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Jan–Aug 2004
8-Month
54.63°F
(12.57°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Ties: 1939
Dec 2003–Aug 2004
9-Month
52.48°F
(11.38°C)
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
0.97°F
(0.54°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Nov 2003–Aug 2004
10-Month
51.47°F
(10.82°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
0.93°F
(0.52°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Oct 2003–Aug 2004
11-Month
51.93°F
(11.07°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
1.07°F
(0.59°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1912
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Sep 2003–Aug 2004
12-Month
53.02°F
(11.68°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 2013
Mar 2003–Aug 2004
18-Month
56.14°F
(13.41°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
1.07°F
(0.59°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Sep 2002–Aug 2004
24-Month
53.00°F
(11.67°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.98°F
(0.55°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Sep 2001–Aug 2004
36-Month
53.29°F
(11.83°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Sep 2000–Aug 2004
48-Month
53.04°F
(11.69°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.05°F
(0.58°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1920
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2018
Sep 1999–Aug 2004
60-Month
53.36°F
(11.87°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.38°F
(0.77°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2020

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  • 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/