Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1989
1-Month
83.61°F
(28.67°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
-1.53°F
(-0.85°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1927
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2011
Jul–Aug 1989
2-Month
85.32°F
(29.62°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1992
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1936
Ties: 1990
Jun–Aug 1989
3-Month
83.75°F
(28.75°C)
84.39°F
(29.11°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.36°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1915
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1936
May–Aug 1989
4-Month
81.10°F
(27.28°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1915
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934
Ties: 1924
Apr–Aug 1989
5-Month
78.07°F
(25.59°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934
Ties: 1941
Mar–Aug 1989
6-Month
74.13°F
(23.41°C)
73.76°F
(23.20°C)
0.37°F
(0.21°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Feb–Aug 1989
7-Month
69.19°F
(20.66°C)
69.63°F
(20.91°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1914, 1941, 1964
Jan–Aug 1989
8-Month
66.18°F
(18.99°C)
65.98°F
(18.88°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1963
Dec 1988–Aug 1989
9-Month
63.78°F
(17.66°C)
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 2008
Nov 1988–Aug 1989
10-Month
62.80°F
(17.11°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Oct 1988–Aug 1989
11-Month
63.19°F
(17.33°C)
62.76°F
(17.09°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1930
Sep 1988–Aug 1989
12-Month
64.39°F
(17.99°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Mar 1988–Aug 1989
18-Month
68.22°F
(20.12°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
0.96°F
(0.53°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1899
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Sep 1987–Aug 1989
24-Month
64.83°F
(18.24°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.84°F
(0.47°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Sep 1986–Aug 1989
36-Month
64.75°F
(18.19°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.77°F
(0.42°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1905
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2018
Sep 1985–Aug 1989
48-Month
64.65°F
(18.14°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1915
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1941
Sep 1984–Aug 1989
60-Month
64.47°F
(18.04°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1907
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/