Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
58.95°F
(14.97°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1950
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1983
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
59.18°F
(15.10°C)
59.80°F
(15.44°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.34°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1950
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2011
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
57.89°F
(14.38°C)
58.40°F
(14.67°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.29°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1915
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
55.32°F
(12.96°C)
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1928
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
51.88°F
(11.04°C)
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
48.47°F
(9.15°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 2008
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
44.67°F
(7.04°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1936
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
41.45°F
(5.25°C)
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
39.59°F
(4.22°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
38.74°F
(3.74°C)
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
39.17°F
(3.98°C)
38.97°F
(3.87°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1985
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
40.24°F
(4.58°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
42.65°F
(5.92°C)
42.87°F
(6.04°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2016
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
39.80°F
(4.33°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1907
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
39.77°F
(4.32°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2017
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
39.71°F
(4.28°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1926, 1966
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1920
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2020
Ties: 1900, 1970

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