Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1897
1-Month
71.35°F
(21.86°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.42°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1927
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1983
Jul–Aug 1897
2-Month
72.35°F
(22.42°C)
72.85°F
(22.69°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.27°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1992
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1936
Jun–Aug 1897
3-Month
70.94°F
(21.63°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1915
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1936, 2021
May–Aug 1897
4-Month
68.50°F
(20.28°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.05°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2018
Apr–Aug 1897
5-Month
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Mar–Aug 1897
6-Month
60.66°F
(15.92°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Feb–Aug 1897
7-Month
56.76°F
(13.76°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1902
Jan–Aug 1897
8-Month
53.19°F
(11.77°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1937
Dec 1896–Aug 1897
9-Month
51.23°F
(10.68°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1970
Nov 1896–Aug 1897
10-Month
49.94°F
(9.97°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1984
Oct 1896–Aug 1897
11-Month
50.12°F
(10.07°C)
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.41°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1906
Sep 1896–Aug 1897
12-Month
51.18°F
(10.66°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.46°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1924
Mar 1896–Aug 1897
18-Month
54.61°F
(12.56°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2017
Sep 1895–Aug 1897
24-Month
51.53°F
(10.85°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
107th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1924, 1966

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/