Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
86.95°F
(30.53°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1927
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2011
Ties: 1913
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
87.51°F
(30.84°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1992
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1936
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
85.12°F
(29.51°C)
84.38°F
(29.10°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1915
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1936
Ties: 2015
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
82.63°F
(28.13°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
1.10°F
(0.61°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1915
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
78.80°F
(26.00°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1934
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
74.30°F
(23.50°C)
73.76°F
(23.20°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Ties: 1974
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
70.52°F
(21.40°C)
69.63°F
(20.91°C)
0.89°F
(0.49°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Ties: 1976
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
67.24°F
(19.58°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
1.25°F
(0.70°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2012
Ties: 1939, 1953
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
64.56°F
(18.09°C)
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
1.14°F
(0.63°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1925
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
63.18°F
(17.32°C)
62.34°F
(16.86°C)
0.84°F
(0.46°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Ties: 1986
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
63.46°F
(17.48°C)
62.75°F
(17.08°C)
0.71°F
(0.40°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Ties: 2009
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
64.75°F
(18.19°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
67.59°F
(19.77°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
64.05°F
(17.81°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.06°F
(0.04°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1913
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1986
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
64.14°F
(17.86°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
64.22°F
(17.90°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1915
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2018
Ties: 1932
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
64.21°F
(17.89°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.25°F
(0.13°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2020

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