Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1927
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1983
Ties: 1944, 1953, 1981
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
73.16°F
(22.87°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1992
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1936
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
71.85°F
(22.14°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1915
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1936, 2021
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
69.32°F
(20.73°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1907
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 2005
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
65.87°F
(18.82°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.78°F
(0.44°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1907
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
61.68°F
(16.49°C)
61.15°F
(16.19°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1933
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
57.43°F
(14.13°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
53.49°F
(11.94°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.20°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
51.17°F
(10.65°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
50.21°F
(10.12°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
50.48°F
(10.27°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1923, 1956
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
51.78°F
(10.99°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1916
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
54.87°F
(12.71°C)
55.06°F
(12.81°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
51.82°F
(11.01°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1908, 1925, 1960, 1961
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
51.83°F
(11.02°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1920
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.01°F
(0.01°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1920
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1911, 1923

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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 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/