Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2017
1-Month
72.01°F
(22.23°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1927
75th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1983
Ties: 1971
Jul–Aug 2017
2-Month
73.85°F
(23.25°C)
72.85°F
(22.69°C)
1.00°F
(0.56°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1992
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1936
Ties: 1943
Jun–Aug 2017
3-Month
72.69°F
(22.61°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
1.29°F
(0.72°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1915
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1936
May–Aug 2017
4-Month
69.66°F
(20.92°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2018
Apr–Aug 2017
5-Month
66.49°F
(19.16°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
1.40°F
(0.78°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Mar–Aug 2017
6-Month
63.10°F
(17.28°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
1.94°F
(1.08°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–Aug 2017
7-Month
59.97°F
(15.54°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
2.71°F
(1.51°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Jan–Aug 2017
8-Month
56.67°F
(13.71°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
2.81°F
(1.57°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2016–Aug 2017
9-Month
54.03°F
(12.24°C)
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
2.52°F
(1.40°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Nov 2016–Aug 2017
10-Month
53.43°F
(11.91°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
2.89°F
(1.61°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Oct 2016–Aug 2017
11-Month
53.82°F
(12.12°C)
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
2.95°F
(1.64°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Sep 2016–Aug 2017
12-Month
54.92°F
(12.73°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.90°F
(1.61°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Mar 2016–Aug 2017
18-Month
57.81°F
(14.34°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
2.74°F
(1.52°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 2015–Aug 2017
24-Month
55.06°F
(12.81°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
3.04°F
(1.69°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 2014–Aug 2017
36-Month
54.56°F
(12.53°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
2.56°F
(1.42°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Sep 2013–Aug 2017
48-Month
53.93°F
(12.18°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.94°F
(1.07°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1920
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Sep 2012–Aug 2017
60-Month
53.75°F
(12.08°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.76°F
(0.97°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2020

Citing This Page

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