Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
71.69°F
(22.05°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1927
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1983
Ties: 1914
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
72.38°F
(22.43°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1992
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1936
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
71.70°F
(22.06°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1915
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1936, 2021
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
69.22°F
(20.68°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
0.62°F
(0.35°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2018
Ties: 1918
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
65.25°F
(18.47°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
61.17°F
(16.21°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
0.01°F
(0.01°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1966
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
57.04°F
(13.91°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1908
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
53.78°F
(12.10°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1985
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
51.33°F
(10.74°C)
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
50.02°F
(10.01°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.28°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1923, 1964
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
50.48°F
(10.27°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1912
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1923, 1949
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1926, 1933
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
55.01°F
(12.78°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
52.07°F
(11.15°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
52.51°F
(11.39°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
52.56°F
(11.42°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.57°F
(0.31°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1920
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
52.43°F
(11.35°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1920
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2020
Ties: 1941

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/