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 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2019
1-Month
86.38°F
(30.21°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1927
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2011
Jul–Aug 2019
2-Month
86.74°F
(30.41°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1992
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1936
Jun–Aug 2019
3-Month
84.89°F
(29.38°C)
84.39°F
(29.11°C)
0.50°F
(0.27°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1915
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1936
May–Aug 2019
4-Month
81.38°F
(27.43°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1915
80th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Apr–Aug 2019
5-Month
78.08°F
(25.60°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1907
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Ties: 2013
Mar–Aug 2019
6-Month
73.63°F
(23.13°C)
73.77°F
(23.21°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
75th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Feb–Aug 2019
7-Month
69.07°F
(20.59°C)
69.63°F
(20.91°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.32°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
94th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1942, 1967, 1968
Jan–Aug 2019
8-Month
65.72°F
(18.73°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Dec 2018–Aug 2019
9-Month
63.39°F
(17.44°C)
63.41°F
(17.45°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Nov 2018–Aug 2019
10-Month
62.07°F
(16.71°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Oct 2018–Aug 2019
11-Month
62.28°F
(16.82°C)
62.75°F
(17.08°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Sep 2018–Aug 2019
12-Month
63.70°F
(17.61°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
89th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Mar 2018–Aug 2019
18-Month
67.61°F
(19.78°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1926, 1947
Sep 2017–Aug 2019
24-Month
64.79°F
(18.22°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.80°F
(0.45°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Sep 2016–Aug 2019
36-Month
65.40°F
(18.56°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1905
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Sep 2015–Aug 2019
48-Month
65.77°F
(18.76°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1915
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Sep 2014–Aug 2019
60-Month
65.66°F
(18.70°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.70°F
(0.94°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/