Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
84.15°F
(28.97°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
-0.99°F
(-0.55°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1927
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2011
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
85.00°F
(29.44°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.51°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1992
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1936
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
83.47°F
(28.59°C)
84.39°F
(29.11°C)
-0.92°F
(-0.52°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1915
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1936
Ties: 1972
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
80.67°F
(27.04°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.48°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1915
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1934
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
76.51°F
(24.73°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
-1.41°F
(-0.78°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1907
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1934
Ties: 1904
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
73.27°F
(22.93°C)
73.76°F
(23.20°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1912
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1968
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
69.39°F
(20.77°C)
69.63°F
(20.91°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
65.69°F
(18.72°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.16°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
63.25°F
(17.36°C)
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1979
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1983
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
61.87°F
(16.59°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1945
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
62.25°F
(16.81°C)
62.75°F
(17.08°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.27°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1937
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
63.35°F
(17.42°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.36°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
66.79°F
(19.33°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1970
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
63.83°F
(17.68°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1913
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1948
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
64.04°F
(17.80°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1905
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
64.08°F
(17.82°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1915
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2018
Ties: 1925, 1948
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
63.79°F
(17.66°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Ties: 1968, 1976, 1985

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