Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2012
1-Month
73.80°F
(23.22°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
1.70°F
(0.94°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1927
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1983
Jul–Aug 2012
2-Month
75.29°F
(24.05°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
2.43°F
(1.35°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1992
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1936
Jun–Aug 2012
3-Month
73.70°F
(23.17°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
2.30°F
(1.28°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1915
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936
May–Aug 2012
4-Month
71.14°F
(21.74°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
2.54°F
(1.41°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Apr–Aug 2012
5-Month
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
2.76°F
(1.54°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Mar–Aug 2012
6-Month
64.94°F
(18.30°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
3.78°F
(2.10°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Aug 2012
7-Month
61.02°F
(16.12°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
3.77°F
(2.09°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Aug 2012
8-Month
57.91°F
(14.39°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
4.05°F
(2.25°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2011–Aug 2012
9-Month
55.41°F
(13.01°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
3.89°F
(2.17°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2011–Aug 2012
10-Month
54.24°F
(12.36°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
3.71°F
(2.07°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 2011–Aug 2012
11-Month
54.32°F
(12.40°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
3.46°F
(1.92°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 2011–Aug 2012
12-Month
55.30°F
(12.94°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
3.27°F
(1.81°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Mar 2011–Aug 2012
18-Month
57.71°F
(14.28°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
2.64°F
(1.46°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 2010–Aug 2012
24-Month
54.12°F
(12.29°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.10°F
(1.17°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Sep 2009–Aug 2012
36-Month
53.60°F
(12.00°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Ties: 2002, 2016
Sep 2008–Aug 2012
48-Month
53.35°F
(11.86°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.36°F
(0.75°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1920
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018
Sep 2007–Aug 2012
60-Month
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1920
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/