Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1974
1-Month
70.30°F
(21.28°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-1.80°F
(-1.00°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1927
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1983
Jul–Aug 1974
2-Month
72.19°F
(22.33°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1992
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1936
Jun–Aug 1974
3-Month
70.96°F
(21.64°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1915
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1936, 2021
May–Aug 1974
4-Month
68.31°F
(20.17°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018
Apr–Aug 1974
5-Month
64.96°F
(18.31°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Mar–Aug 1974
6-Month
61.53°F
(16.41°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
0.37°F
(0.21°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Feb–Aug 1974
7-Month
57.70°F
(14.28°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Jan–Aug 1974
8-Month
54.36°F
(12.42°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1973–Aug 1974
9-Month
52.07°F
(11.15°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
0.55°F
(0.31°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1973–Aug 1974
10-Month
51.16°F
(10.64°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
0.62°F
(0.34°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1931, 1935
Oct 1973–Aug 1974
11-Month
51.60°F
(10.89°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1939
Sep 1973–Aug 1974
12-Month
52.67°F
(11.48°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.64°F
(0.35°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Mar 1973–Aug 1974
18-Month
55.51°F
(13.06°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 2010
Sep 1972–Aug 1974
24-Month
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1975
Sep 1971–Aug 1974
36-Month
52.05°F
(11.14°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1927
Sep 1970–Aug 1974
48-Month
51.88°F
(11.04°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.07°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Ties: 1903, 1982
Sep 1969–Aug 1974
60-Month
51.83°F
(11.02°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020
Ties: 1965

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2022, retrieved on August 8, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/