Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1939
1-Month
72.64°F
(22.58°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1927
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1983
Jul–Aug 1939
2-Month
73.76°F
(23.20°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1992
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1936
Jun–Aug 1939
3-Month
72.13°F
(22.29°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.73°F
(0.40°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1915
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1936, 2021
May–Aug 1939
4-Month
69.77°F
(20.98°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 2015
Apr–Aug 1939
5-Month
66.12°F
(18.96°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
1.03°F
(0.58°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Mar–Aug 1939
6-Month
62.19°F
(16.77°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
1.03°F
(0.57°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Ties: 2004
Feb–Aug 1939
7-Month
57.59°F
(14.22°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
0.33°F
(0.19°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Jan–Aug 1939
8-Month
54.63°F
(12.57°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 2004
Dec 1938–Aug 1939
9-Month
52.36°F
(11.31°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
0.84°F
(0.47°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Nov 1938–Aug 1939
10-Month
51.12°F
(10.62°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Oct 1938–Aug 1939
11-Month
51.60°F
(10.89°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1974
Sep 1938–Aug 1939
12-Month
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.82°F
(0.45°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1990
Mar 1938–Aug 1939
18-Month
55.95°F
(13.31°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Sep 1937–Aug 1939
24-Month
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1987
Sep 1936–Aug 1939
36-Month
52.44°F
(11.36°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1996
Sep 1935–Aug 1939
48-Month
52.26°F
(11.26°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1920
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Sep 1934–Aug 1939
60-Month
52.34°F
(11.30°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1920
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2020
Ties: 1958

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/