Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, July 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
July 1981
1-Month
73.96°F
(23.31°C)
73.61°F
(23.12°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1915
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1936
Ties: 1942, 1970
Jun–Jul 1981
2-Month
71.89°F
(22.16°C)
71.05°F
(21.69°C)
0.84°F
(0.47°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1915
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2021
May–Jul 1981
3-Month
67.58°F
(19.77°C)
67.43°F
(19.68°C)
0.15°F
(0.09°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 1943
Apr–Jul 1981
4-Month
64.47°F
(18.04°C)
63.34°F
(17.41°C)
1.13°F
(0.63°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Ties: 1986
Mar–Jul 1981
5-Month
60.14°F
(15.63°C)
58.97°F
(14.98°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Jul 1981
6-Month
56.22°F
(13.46°C)
54.78°F
(12.66°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Jul 1981
7-Month
52.82°F
(11.57°C)
51.26°F
(10.70°C)
1.56°F
(0.87°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Dec 1980–Jul 1981
8-Month
50.61°F
(10.34°C)
48.94°F
(9.41°C)
1.67°F
(0.93°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1980–Jul 1981
9-Month
49.69°F
(9.83°C)
48.14°F
(8.97°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1987
Oct 1980–Jul 1981
10-Month
49.98°F
(9.99°C)
48.74°F
(9.30°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1991
Sep 1980–Jul 1981
11-Month
51.46°F
(10.81°C)
50.20°F
(10.11°C)
1.26°F
(0.70°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 2004
Aug 1980–Jul 1981
12-Month
53.24°F
(11.80°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.21°F
(0.67°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Feb 1980–Jul 1981
18-Month
53.74°F
(12.08°C)
52.94°F
(11.63°C)
0.80°F
(0.45°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Aug 1979–Jul 1981
24-Month
52.78°F
(11.54°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Aug 1978–Jul 1981
36-Month
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.01°F
(0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Aug 1977–Jul 1981
48-Month
51.86°F
(11.03°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.08°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1985
Aug 1976–Jul 1981
60-Month
51.77°F
(10.98°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1952

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 3, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/