Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1927
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1976
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1927
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1955
Ties: 1902, 1922, 1964, 1985, 1996, 2009
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1927
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2005
Ties: 1986
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1991
Ties: 1923, 2009
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1907
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010
Ties: 1967, 1971
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1924
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1907
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1950, 1958
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1904, 1940
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1904
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1904
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1907
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1904
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1905
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1920, 1978
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1908, 1924
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1903, 1928, 1936, 1962, 1966, 1980, 1994
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1902, 1914, 1959
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1938, 1944, 1947, 1948, 1995
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1908
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002, 2019
Ties: 1914, 1944, 1973, 1985, 1996, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/