Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1921
1-Month
72.03°F
(22.24°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1927
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1983
Jul–Aug 1921
2-Month
73.35°F
(22.97°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1992
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1936
Jun–Aug 1921
3-Month
72.35°F
(22.42°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.95°F
(0.53°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1915
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1936, 2021
May–Aug 1921
4-Month
69.29°F
(20.72°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
0.69°F
(0.39°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2018
Ties: 1970
Apr–Aug 1921
5-Month
65.63°F
(18.68°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Mar–Aug 1921
6-Month
62.46°F
(16.92°C)
61.15°F
(16.19°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Ties: 1988
Feb–Aug 1921
7-Month
58.81°F
(14.89°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
1.56°F
(0.86°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Aug 1921
8-Month
55.76°F
(13.20°C)
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
1.89°F
(1.05°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1912
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1920–Aug 1921
9-Month
53.24°F
(11.80°C)
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
1.73°F
(0.96°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1920–Aug 1921
10-Month
51.89°F
(11.05°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
1.35°F
(0.75°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1912
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 1920–Aug 1921
11-Month
52.14°F
(11.19°C)
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
1.27°F
(0.71°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1912
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 1920–Aug 1921
12-Month
53.25°F
(11.81°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.22°F
(0.68°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Mar 1920–Aug 1921
18-Month
55.33°F
(12.96°C)
55.06°F
(12.81°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Sep 1919–Aug 1921
24-Month
51.89°F
(11.05°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2017
Ties: 1983
Sep 1918–Aug 1921
36-Month
51.96°F
(11.09°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2018
Sep 1917–Aug 1921
48-Month
51.83°F
(11.02°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1920
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2018
Ties: 1927
Sep 1916–Aug 1921
60-Month
51.42°F
(10.79°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1920
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/