Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2008
1-Month
72.28°F
(22.38°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1927
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1983
Ties: 1990
Jul–Aug 2008
2-Month
73.18°F
(22.88°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1992
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1936
Ties: 1913
Jun–Aug 2008
3-Month
71.99°F
(22.22°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1915
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1936
Ties: 1991
May–Aug 2008
4-Month
68.83°F
(20.46°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1907
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Apr–Aug 2008
5-Month
65.14°F
(18.41°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Mar–Aug 2008
6-Month
61.26°F
(16.26°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1943
Feb–Aug 2008
7-Month
57.47°F
(14.15°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1926, 1996
Jan–Aug 2008
8-Month
54.07°F
(12.26°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1926, 1959
Dec 2007–Aug 2008
9-Month
51.75°F
(10.97°C)
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Nov 2007–Aug 2008
10-Month
50.98°F
(10.54°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Oct 2007–Aug 2008
11-Month
51.50°F
(10.83°C)
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Sep 2007–Aug 2008
12-Month
52.74°F
(11.52°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.71°F
(0.39°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Mar 2007–Aug 2008
18-Month
56.26°F
(13.48°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Ties: 1987
Sep 2006–Aug 2008
24-Month
53.04°F
(11.69°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.02°F
(0.57°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Sep 2005–Aug 2008
36-Month
53.55°F
(11.97°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Sep 2004–Aug 2008
48-Month
53.57°F
(11.98°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1920
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Sep 2003–Aug 2008
60-Month
53.46°F
(11.92°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.47°F
(0.81°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1920
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/