Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
73.2°F
(22.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1927
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1923, 1956
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
73.6°F
(23.1°C)
74.2°F
(23.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1927
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2020
Ties: 1908, 1910
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
73.0°F
(22.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1927
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1904, 1979, 1992
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1897
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1961
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010, 2012
Ties: 1960, 1992
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1934
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1914, 2014
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1908
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1900, 1906, 1946, 1951, 2015
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1925, 1929, 1947, 1959, 1980, 1988
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1930, 1943
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1906, 1914, 1935, 1956, 1981, 1996, 2014
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1901, 1929, 1934, 1951, 1994
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905, 1906
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1911, 1929, 1942, 1966
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905, 1907
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1913, 1936, 1937, 1984
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1908
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2020
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1929, 1963, 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2021, retrieved on March 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/