Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
59.25°F
(15.14°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1950
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1983
Ties: 1930
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
60.30°F
(15.72°C)
59.79°F
(15.44°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1950
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2011
Ties: 1970
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
59.32°F
(15.18°C)
58.40°F
(14.67°C)
0.92°F
(0.51°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1915
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1931
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
56.21°F
(13.45°C)
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
53.44°F
(11.91°C)
52.26°F
(11.26°C)
1.18°F
(0.65°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
49.71°F
(9.84°C)
48.55°F
(9.19°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
46.14°F
(7.86°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
1.27°F
(0.71°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 2003
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
40.94°F
(4.97°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
1.33°F
(0.74°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
39.94°F
(4.41°C)
38.71°F
(3.73°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2016
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
39.90°F
(4.39°C)
38.96°F
(3.87°C)
0.94°F
(0.52°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
41.02°F
(5.01°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
43.55°F
(6.42°C)
42.87°F
(6.04°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1983
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
40.69°F
(4.83°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1993
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1958
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1948
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
39.81°F
(4.34°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1901

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/