Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1996
1-Month
59.65°F
(15.36°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1950
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1983
Jul–Aug 1996
2-Month
60.32°F
(15.73°C)
59.80°F
(15.44°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1950
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2011
Ties: 1984
Jun–Aug 1996
3-Month
59.23°F
(15.13°C)
58.40°F
(14.67°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1915
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2021
May–Aug 1996
4-Month
56.67°F
(13.71°C)
55.66°F
(13.14°C)
1.01°F
(0.57°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1907
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2018
Apr–Aug 1996
5-Month
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1907
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Mar–Aug 1996
6-Month
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
48.55°F
(9.19°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1958
Feb–Aug 1996
7-Month
45.06°F
(7.26°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1959
Jan–Aug 1996
8-Month
41.76°F
(5.42°C)
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
0.03°F
(0.01°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Dec 1995–Aug 1996
9-Month
39.73°F
(4.29°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
0.12°F
(0.06°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1925, 1942
Nov 1995–Aug 1996
10-Month
38.82°F
(3.79°C)
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1901
Oct 1995–Aug 1996
11-Month
39.06°F
(3.92°C)
38.97°F
(3.87°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1976
Sep 1995–Aug 1996
12-Month
40.12°F
(4.51°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1955
Mar 1995–Aug 1996
18-Month
43.09°F
(6.16°C)
42.87°F
(6.04°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Sep 1994–Aug 1996
24-Month
40.81°F
(4.89°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.77°F
(0.42°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Sep 1993–Aug 1996
36-Month
40.56°F
(4.76°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1995
Sep 1992–Aug 1996
48-Month
40.45°F
(4.69°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2018
Ties: 1942
Sep 1991–Aug 1996
60-Month
40.61°F
(4.78°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1920
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2020

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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/