Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1942
1-Month
84.56°F
(29.20°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1927
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2011
Ties: 1982
Jul–Aug 1942
2-Month
85.94°F
(29.97°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1992
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1936
Ties: 1973
Jun–Aug 1942
3-Month
84.05°F
(28.92°C)
84.39°F
(29.11°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1915
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1936
May–Aug 1942
4-Month
80.93°F
(27.18°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.34°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1915
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Apr–Aug 1942
5-Month
77.91°F
(25.51°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Mar–Aug 1942
6-Month
73.75°F
(23.19°C)
73.77°F
(23.21°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.02°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1912
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2012
Feb–Aug 1942
7-Month
69.07°F
(20.59°C)
69.64°F
(20.91°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1912
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1967, 1968, 2019
Jan–Aug 1942
8-Month
65.54°F
(18.63°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1912
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1947, 1957
Dec 1941–Aug 1942
9-Month
63.33°F
(17.41°C)
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1967
Nov 1941–Aug 1942
10-Month
62.44°F
(16.91°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2012
Ties: 1966
Oct 1941–Aug 1942
11-Month
62.77°F
(17.09°C)
62.75°F
(17.08°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2012
Sep 1941–Aug 1942
12-Month
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Mar 1941–Aug 1942
18-Month
67.12°F
(19.51°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Sep 1940–Aug 1942
24-Month
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Ties: 1909
Sep 1939–Aug 1942
36-Month
64.19°F
(17.88°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Sep 1938–Aug 1942
48-Month
64.49°F
(18.05°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1915
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1988
Sep 1937–Aug 1942
60-Month
64.51°F
(18.06°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.55°F
(0.30°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1907
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2020

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