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 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2021
1-Month
61.65°F
(16.47°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
2.59°F
(1.44°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1950
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1983
Ties: 2011
Jul–Aug 2021
2-Month
62.42°F
(16.90°C)
59.80°F
(15.44°C)
2.62°F
(1.46°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1950
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2011
Jun–Aug 2021
3-Month
61.47°F
(16.37°C)
58.40°F
(14.67°C)
3.07°F
(1.70°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1915
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
May–Aug 2021
4-Month
58.06°F
(14.48°C)
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
2.39°F
(1.33°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1907
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Apr–Aug 2021
5-Month
54.22°F
(12.34°C)
52.26°F
(11.26°C)
1.96°F
(1.08°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1907
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Mar–Aug 2021
6-Month
50.71°F
(10.39°C)
48.55°F
(9.19°C)
2.16°F
(1.20°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–Aug 2021
7-Month
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
1.50°F
(0.83°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Ties: 1921
Jan–Aug 2021
8-Month
43.72°F
(6.51°C)
41.72°F
(5.40°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Dec 2020–Aug 2021
9-Month
41.62°F
(5.34°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
2.01°F
(1.11°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Nov 2020–Aug 2021
10-Month
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
2.17°F
(1.21°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Oct 2020–Aug 2021
11-Month
40.96°F
(4.98°C)
38.97°F
(3.87°C)
1.99°F
(1.11°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Ties: 1999
Sep 2020–Aug 2021
12-Month
41.96°F
(5.53°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
1.91°F
(1.06°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Mar 2020–Aug 2021
18-Month
44.86°F
(7.14°C)
42.88°F
(6.04°C)
1.98°F
(1.10°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Sep 2019–Aug 2021
24-Month
42.14°F
(5.63°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
2.11°F
(1.17°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Sep 2018–Aug 2021
36-Month
41.91°F
(5.51°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.89°F
(1.05°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Sep 2017–Aug 2021
48-Month
41.90°F
(5.50°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
1.90°F
(1.06°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018
Sep 2016–Aug 2021
60-Month
42.17°F
(5.65°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
2.17°F
(1.21°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1920
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/