Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2016
1-Month
61.23°F
(16.24°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
2.17°F
(1.21°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1950
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1983
Jul–Aug 2016
2-Month
61.88°F
(16.60°C)
59.80°F
(15.44°C)
2.08°F
(1.16°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1950
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2011
Ties: 2012
Jun–Aug 2016
3-Month
60.79°F
(15.99°C)
58.41°F
(14.67°C)
2.38°F
(1.32°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1915
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
May–Aug 2016
4-Month
57.63°F
(14.24°C)
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2018
Apr–Aug 2016
5-Month
54.26°F
(12.37°C)
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
2.01°F
(1.12°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Mar–Aug 2016
6-Month
51.14°F
(10.63°C)
48.55°F
(9.19°C)
2.59°F
(1.44°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Aug 2016
7-Month
47.85°F
(8.81°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
2.98°F
(1.66°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Aug 2016
8-Month
44.69°F
(7.05°C)
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
2.96°F
(1.64°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–Aug 2016
9-Month
42.97°F
(6.09°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
3.36°F
(1.86°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2015–Aug 2016
10-Month
42.07°F
(5.59°C)
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
3.35°F
(1.86°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Oct 2015–Aug 2016
11-Month
42.37°F
(5.76°C)
38.96°F
(3.87°C)
3.41°F
(1.89°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 2015–Aug 2016
12-Month
43.49°F
(6.38°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
3.44°F
(1.91°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Mar 2015–Aug 2016
18-Month
45.87°F
(7.71°C)
42.88°F
(6.04°C)
2.99°F
(1.67°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 2014–Aug 2016
24-Month
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
2.68°F
(1.49°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 2013–Aug 2016
36-Month
41.85°F
(5.47°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.83°F
(1.01°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Sep 2012–Aug 2016
48-Month
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.65°F
(0.92°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Sep 2011–Aug 2016
60-Month
41.91°F
(5.51°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
1.91°F
(1.07°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/