Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
58.53°F
(14.74°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1950
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1983
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
59.92°F
(15.51°C)
59.79°F
(15.44°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1950
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2011
Ties: 1952, 1966, 1987, 1997
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
58.79°F
(14.88°C)
58.40°F
(14.67°C)
0.39°F
(0.21°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1915
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2018
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
56.32°F
(13.51°C)
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
0.65°F
(0.36°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1907
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1933
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
52.86°F
(11.59°C)
52.26°F
(11.26°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1907
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
49.01°F
(9.45°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1896, 2009
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
44.99°F
(7.22°C)
44.86°F
(7.14°C)
0.13°F
(0.08°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
41.39°F
(5.22°C)
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
39.28°F
(4.04°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.19°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
38.45°F
(3.58°C)
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
38.53°F
(3.63°C)
38.96°F
(3.87°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
39.66°F
(4.26°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
42.56°F
(5.87°C)
42.87°F
(6.04°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Ties: 1948
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
39.76°F
(4.31°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1945, 1960
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
39.80°F
(4.33°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.13°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1910
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
39.90°F
(4.39°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1909, 1947
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
39.93°F
(4.41°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.03°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1920
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2020
Ties: 1922

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