Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1900
1-Month
85.84°F
(29.91°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
0.70°F
(0.39°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1927
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2011
Jul–Aug 1900
2-Month
86.00°F
(30.00°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1992
57th Warmest Warmest to Date 1936
Ties: 1966
Jun–Aug 1900
3-Month
85.18°F
(29.54°C)
84.39°F
(29.11°C)
0.79°F
(0.43°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1915
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 1936
May–Aug 1900
4-Month
82.60°F
(28.11°C)
81.52°F
(27.51°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1915
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Apr–Aug 1900
5-Month
78.76°F
(25.98°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
0.84°F
(0.47°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1934
Ties: 1896
Mar–Aug 1900
6-Month
74.46°F
(23.59°C)
73.76°F
(23.20°C)
0.70°F
(0.39°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
39th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Aug 1900
7-Month
69.85°F
(21.03°C)
69.63°F
(20.91°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1956
Jan–Aug 1900
8-Month
66.65°F
(19.25°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
44th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1974
Dec 1899–Aug 1900
9-Month
63.86°F
(17.70°C)
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1979
45th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2001
Nov 1899–Aug 1900
10-Month
63.06°F
(17.26°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
0.71°F
(0.40°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
34th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1899–Aug 1900
11-Month
63.32°F
(17.40°C)
62.75°F
(17.08°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1899–Aug 1900
12-Month
64.62°F
(18.12°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.62°F
(0.34°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
36th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1940, 2003
Mar 1899–Aug 1900
18-Month
67.34°F
(19.63°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
65th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1921, 1959
Sep 1898–Aug 1900
24-Month
63.29°F
(17.38°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.40°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1913
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Sep 1897–Aug 1900
36-Month
63.58°F
(17.54°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.23°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1905
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Ties: 1901
Sep 1896–Aug 1900
48-Month
63.38°F
(17.43°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.33°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1915
112th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1973
Sep 1895–Aug 1900
60-Month
63.48°F
(17.49°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
107th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/