Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1985
1-Month
83.84°F
(28.80°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
-1.30°F
(-0.72°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1927
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2011
Jul–Aug 1985
2-Month
85.58°F
(29.77°C)
85.90°F
(29.94°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.17°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1992
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1936
Jun–Aug 1985
3-Month
84.15°F
(28.97°C)
84.39°F
(29.11°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1915
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1936
May–Aug 1985
4-Month
81.90°F
(27.72°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1915
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934
Apr–Aug 1985
5-Month
79.01°F
(26.12°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
1.09°F
(0.61°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Mar–Aug 1985
6-Month
74.99°F
(23.88°C)
73.76°F
(23.20°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Aug 1985
7-Month
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
69.63°F
(20.91°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jan–Aug 1985
8-Month
66.01°F
(18.89°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Dec 1984–Aug 1985
9-Month
63.61°F
(17.56°C)
63.41°F
(17.45°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Nov 1984–Aug 1985
10-Month
62.48°F
(16.93°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1926
Oct 1984–Aug 1985
11-Month
62.64°F
(17.02°C)
62.76°F
(17.09°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Sep 1984–Aug 1985
12-Month
63.75°F
(17.64°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Mar 1984–Aug 1985
18-Month
66.85°F
(19.36°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2012
Sep 1983–Aug 1985
24-Month
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.29°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1913
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Sep 1982–Aug 1985
36-Month
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.28°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Sep 1981–Aug 1985
48-Month
63.40°F
(17.44°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.32°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1915
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1914, 1980
Sep 1980–Aug 1985
60-Month
63.79°F
(17.66°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2020
Ties: 1968, 1976, 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/