Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
71.9°F
(22.2°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1927
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Ties: 1918, 1959
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
72.8°F
(22.7°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1927
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1955
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1927
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2005
Ties: 1934
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1991
Ties: 1933, 1987
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2010
Ties: 2020
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1924
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1936, 1999
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1918, 1919, 1933, 1939, 1952, 1973
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1904, 1940
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1903, 1945, 1975, 1989, 1993, 2007
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1990
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2008, 2018
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1903, 1909, 1931, 1938, 1962, 1972
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1942
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1974, 1986
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1987, 2016
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1922, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1954
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1908
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1923

Citing This Page

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