Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
79.4°F
(26.3°C)
81.6°F
(27.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1992
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
79.9°F
(26.6°C)
81.7°F
(27.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1967
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
79.3°F
(26.3°C)
81.1°F
(27.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1961
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1967
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
77.3°F
(25.2°C)
79.2°F
(26.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1976
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1998
Ties: 1903
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
74.8°F
(23.8°C)
76.6°F
(24.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1961
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
72.2°F
(22.3°C)
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1931
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 2014
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1968
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2017
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1977
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1931, 1968
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
68.8°F
(20.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1977
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1904, 1960, 1961, 1968
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1978
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1903, 1906, 1962, 1976, 1981, 1983, 1985
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1978, 1979
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1902, 1920
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1901, 1917, 1919, 1959, 2004
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1979, 1980, 1981
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1902, 1941, 1943, 1987, 1988, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/