Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1939
1-Month
86.40°F
(30.22°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
1.26°F
(0.70°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1927
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2011
Jul–Aug 1939
2-Month
87.50°F
(30.83°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
1.59°F
(0.88°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1992
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1936
Jun–Aug 1939
3-Month
85.51°F
(29.73°C)
84.38°F
(29.10°C)
1.13°F
(0.63°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1915
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1936
Ties: 2001
May–Aug 1939
4-Month
83.25°F
(28.47°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
1.72°F
(0.95°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1915
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Apr–Aug 1939
5-Month
79.51°F
(26.39°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
1.59°F
(0.88°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Mar–Aug 1939
6-Month
75.39°F
(24.11°C)
73.77°F
(23.21°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Feb–Aug 1939
7-Month
70.56°F
(21.42°C)
69.63°F
(20.91°C)
0.93°F
(0.51°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Jan–Aug 1939
8-Month
67.24°F
(19.58°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
1.25°F
(0.70°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1953, 1998
Dec 1938–Aug 1939
9-Month
64.72°F
(18.18°C)
63.41°F
(17.45°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1938–Aug 1939
10-Month
63.44°F
(17.47°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
1.09°F
(0.61°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Oct 1938–Aug 1939
11-Month
64.04°F
(17.80°C)
62.76°F
(17.09°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Sep 1938–Aug 1939
12-Month
65.37°F
(18.54°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
1.36°F
(0.76°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Mar 1938–Aug 1939
18-Month
68.46°F
(20.26°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Sep 1937–Aug 1939
24-Month
64.98°F
(18.32°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1913
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Sep 1936–Aug 1939
36-Month
64.54°F
(18.08°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Sep 1935–Aug 1939
48-Month
64.42°F
(18.01°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1915
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Sep 1934–Aug 1939
60-Month
64.44°F
(18.02°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/