Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1971
1-Month
85.05°F
(29.47°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1927
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2011
Jul–Aug 1971
2-Month
85.28°F
(29.60°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1992
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1936
Jun–Aug 1971
3-Month
84.31°F
(29.06°C)
84.39°F
(29.11°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1915
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1936
Ties: 1946
May–Aug 1971
4-Month
81.03°F
(27.24°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1915
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Apr–Aug 1971
5-Month
77.52°F
(25.29°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 1976
Mar–Aug 1971
6-Month
73.19°F
(22.88°C)
73.76°F
(23.20°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1912
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Feb–Aug 1971
7-Month
69.11°F
(20.62°C)
69.63°F
(20.91°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Jan–Aug 1971
8-Month
65.47°F
(18.59°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Dec 1970–Aug 1971
9-Month
63.09°F
(17.27°C)
63.41°F
(17.45°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1945
Nov 1970–Aug 1971
10-Month
61.97°F
(16.65°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1949
Oct 1970–Aug 1971
11-Month
62.16°F
(16.76°C)
62.76°F
(17.09°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1970
Sep 1970–Aug 1971
12-Month
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.32°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Mar 1970–Aug 1971
18-Month
66.76°F
(19.31°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Sep 1969–Aug 1971
24-Month
63.46°F
(17.48°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1913
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Sep 1968–Aug 1971
36-Month
63.34°F
(17.41°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1905
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1919
Sep 1967–Aug 1971
48-Month
63.37°F
(17.43°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1915
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Sep 1966–Aug 1971
60-Month
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.27°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1907
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/