Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
59.14°F
(15.08°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
0.08°F
(0.05°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 1960
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
59.92°F
(15.51°C)
59.80°F
(15.44°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1949, 1952, 1966, 1997
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
59.02°F
(15.01°C)
58.41°F
(14.67°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1915
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2021
Ties: 1900
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
56.90°F
(13.83°C)
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 2019
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
53.39°F
(11.88°C)
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
1.14°F
(0.63°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
49.70°F
(9.83°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
1.16°F
(0.64°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
46.48°F
(8.04°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
1.61°F
(0.89°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 2007, 2015
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
43.34°F
(6.30°C)
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
1.61°F
(0.89°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 2007
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
41.32°F
(5.18°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
1.71°F
(0.95°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
40.33°F
(4.63°C)
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
1.61°F
(0.90°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
40.52°F
(4.73°C)
38.96°F
(3.87°C)
1.56°F
(0.86°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
41.55°F
(5.31°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
1.50°F
(0.84°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2016
Ties: 1934
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
42.87°F
(6.04°C)
1.49°F
(0.83°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
41.24°F
(5.13°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.20°F
(0.66°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.84°F
(0.46°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
40.67°F
(4.82°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
40.76°F
(4.87°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.76°F
(0.43°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
29th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • 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/