Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
58.78°F
(14.88°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1950
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1983
Ties: 1975
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
59.74°F
(15.41°C)
59.80°F
(15.44°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1950
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2011
Ties: 1953
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
58.41°F
(14.67°C)
58.41°F
(14.67°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1915
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
55.71°F
(13.17°C)
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1982
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
52.52°F
(11.40°C)
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1933
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
48.75°F
(9.31°C)
48.55°F
(9.19°C)
0.20°F
(0.12°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1901
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
44.38°F
(6.88°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
40.94°F
(4.97°C)
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1951
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
38.98°F
(3.88°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1916
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
38.31°F
(3.51°C)
38.71°F
(3.73°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
38.58°F
(3.66°C)
38.96°F
(3.87°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1926
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
39.87°F
(4.37°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
43.20°F
(6.22°C)
42.87°F
(6.04°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
39.47°F
(4.15°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
39.64°F
(4.24°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.22°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1962
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
39.65°F
(4.25°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1950, 1970
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
39.87°F
(4.37°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1931

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/