Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
86.00°F
(30.00°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
0.86°F
(0.48°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1927
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2011
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
86.54°F
(30.30°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1992
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1936
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
85.36°F
(29.64°C)
84.38°F
(29.10°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1915
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1936
Ties: 2017
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
82.30°F
(27.94°C)
81.52°F
(27.51°C)
0.78°F
(0.43°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1915
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1934
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
78.75°F
(25.97°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1907
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 2015
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
74.58°F
(23.66°C)
73.76°F
(23.20°C)
0.82°F
(0.46°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
70.11°F
(21.17°C)
69.64°F
(20.91°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1912
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1952
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
66.40°F
(19.11°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1912
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1896
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
63.84°F
(17.69°C)
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
62.92°F
(17.18°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1992
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
63.36°F
(17.42°C)
62.75°F
(17.08°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
64.58°F
(18.10°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1987
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
67.34°F
(19.63°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1899
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1900, 1921
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
63.88°F
(17.71°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1913
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1902, 1950
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
64.07°F
(17.82°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1937, 1961
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
64.09°F
(17.83°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1915
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 1949
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
64.20°F
(17.89°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020

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