Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2018
1-Month
85.95°F
(29.97°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1927
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2011
Ties: 2002, 2005
Jul–Aug 2018
2-Month
87.09°F
(30.61°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
1.18°F
(0.66°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1992
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1936
Jun–Aug 2018
3-Month
86.11°F
(30.06°C)
84.38°F
(29.10°C)
1.73°F
(0.96°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1915
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1936
May–Aug 2018
4-Month
84.18°F
(28.99°C)
81.52°F
(27.51°C)
2.66°F
(1.48°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1915
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Apr–Aug 2018
5-Month
79.72°F
(26.51°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Mar–Aug 2018
6-Month
75.43°F
(24.13°C)
73.77°F
(23.21°C)
1.66°F
(0.92°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Aug 2018
7-Month
71.32°F
(21.84°C)
69.63°F
(20.91°C)
1.69°F
(0.93°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Aug 2018
8-Month
67.80°F
(19.89°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2017–Aug 2018
9-Month
65.25°F
(18.47°C)
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
1.83°F
(1.01°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2017–Aug 2018
10-Month
64.34°F
(17.97°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
1.99°F
(1.11°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2017–Aug 2018
11-Month
64.72°F
(18.18°C)
62.76°F
(17.09°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Sep 2017–Aug 2018
12-Month
65.89°F
(18.83°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
1.88°F
(1.05°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Mar 2017–Aug 2018
18-Month
69.09°F
(20.61°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
1.84°F
(1.03°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Sep 2016–Aug 2018
24-Month
66.25°F
(19.03°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
2.26°F
(1.26°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1913
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Sep 2015–Aug 2018
36-Month
66.46°F
(19.14°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
2.48°F
(1.37°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1905
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Sep 2014–Aug 2018
48-Month
66.15°F
(18.97°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
2.18°F
(1.21°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1915
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Sep 2013–Aug 2018
60-Month
65.71°F
(18.73°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.74°F
(0.97°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/