Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
59.34°F
(15.19°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
0.28°F
(0.16°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1950
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1983
Ties: 1932
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
59.92°F
(15.51°C)
59.79°F
(15.44°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1950
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1949, 1952, 1966, 1987
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
58.67°F
(14.82°C)
58.40°F
(14.67°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1915
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2021
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
55.63°F
(13.13°C)
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1907
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
51.69°F
(10.94°C)
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
48.45°F
(9.14°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1952
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
45.25°F
(7.36°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
42.10°F
(5.61°C)
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1973
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
40.10°F
(4.50°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
39.07°F
(3.93°C)
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
0.35°F
(0.20°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
39.26°F
(4.03°C)
38.96°F
(3.87°C)
0.30°F
(0.16°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
40.28°F
(4.60°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
42.87°F
(6.04°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Ties: 1980
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
40.20°F
(4.56°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.17°F
(0.10°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1943
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
40.64°F
(4.80°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2018
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
40.42°F
(4.68°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.42°F
(0.24°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020
Ties: 1985

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/