Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1913, 1936, 1965, 2006
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1954, 1993
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1958
Ties: 1931
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1954
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2015
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 1958, 2015
Ties: 1967, 2009, 2019
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1961, 1994
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1955
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1998
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1955
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1941
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1950
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1950
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2003
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1926, 2021
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2021
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2015
Ties: 1926
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2017
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1950
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1942, 2021
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1950, 1951, 1952, 1957
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2016
Ties: 1926, 1927, 1968
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1920, 1952
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1928, 1968, 1970

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/