Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2022

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2022
1-Month
74.55°F
(23.64°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
2.45°F
(1.36°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2021 1927
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1983
Jul–Aug 2022
2-Month
75.48°F
(24.16°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
2.62°F
(1.46°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2021 1992
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1936
Jun–Aug 2022
3-Month
73.92°F
(23.29°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
2.52°F
(1.40°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1915
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2021 1936, 2021
May–Aug 2022
4-Month
70.91°F
(21.62°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
2.31°F
(1.29°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2021 1907
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Apr–Aug 2022
5-Month
66.86°F
(19.37°C)
65.10°F
(18.39°C)
1.76°F
(0.98°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2021 1907
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Mar–Aug 2022
6-Month
63.06°F
(17.26°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
1.90°F
(1.06°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2021 2012
Feb–Aug 2022
7-Month
58.86°F
(14.92°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2021 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Jan–Aug 2022
8-Month
55.40°F
(13.00°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
1.54°F
(0.86°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2021 2012
Ties: 1999, 2005
Dec 2021–Aug 2022
9-Month
53.61°F
(12.01°C)
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
2.10°F
(1.17°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2021 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Nov 2021–Aug 2022
10-Month
52.76°F
(11.53°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
2.22°F
(1.23°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2021 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Oct 2021–Aug 2022
11-Month
53.14°F
(11.74°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
2.28°F
(1.26°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2021 1912
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Sep 2021–Aug 2022
12-Month
54.36°F
(12.42°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
2.33°F
(1.29°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2021 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Mar 2021–Aug 2022
18-Month
57.34°F
(14.08°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
2.27°F
(1.26°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2021 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Sep 2020–Aug 2022
24-Month
54.14°F
(12.30°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.12°F
(1.18°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2021 1918
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Sep 2019–Aug 2022
36-Month
54.10°F
(12.28°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
2.10°F
(1.17°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2021 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Sep 2018–Aug 2022
48-Month
53.72°F
(12.07°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.73°F
(0.96°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2021 1920
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018
Sep 2017–Aug 2022
60-Month
53.76°F
(12.09°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.77°F
(0.98°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1920
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2021 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/