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 August 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2018
1-Month
73.51°F
(23.06°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
1.41°F
(0.78°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1927
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1983
Jul–Aug 2018
2-Month
74.48°F
(23.60°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1992
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1936
Jun–Aug 2018
3-Month
73.50°F
(23.06°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
2.10°F
(1.17°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1915
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1936
Ties: 2016
May–Aug 2018
4-Month
71.50°F
(21.94°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
2.90°F
(1.61°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–Aug 2018
5-Month
67.00°F
(19.44°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
1.91°F
(1.06°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Mar–Aug 2018
6-Month
62.96°F
(17.20°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Aug 2018
7-Month
59.03°F
(15.02°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
1.78°F
(0.99°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Aug 2018
8-Month
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2017–Aug 2018
9-Month
53.30°F
(11.83°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
1.78°F
(0.99°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2017–Aug 2018
10-Month
52.47°F
(11.37°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
1.93°F
(1.07°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2017–Aug 2018
11-Month
52.76°F
(11.53°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
1.90°F
(1.05°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Sep 2017–Aug 2018
12-Month
53.89°F
(12.16°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.86°F
(1.03°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Mar 2017–Aug 2018
18-Month
56.96°F
(13.87°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
1.89°F
(1.05°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2000
Sep 2016–Aug 2018
24-Month
54.41°F
(12.45°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.39°F
(1.33°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Sep 2015–Aug 2018
36-Month
54.67°F
(12.59°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
2.67°F
(1.48°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Sep 2014–Aug 2018
48-Month
54.40°F
(12.44°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
2.40°F
(1.33°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1920
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Sep 2013–Aug 2018
60-Month
53.92°F
(12.18°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.94°F
(1.08°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1920
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/