Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1985
1-Month
71.02°F
(21.68°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-1.08°F
(-0.60°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1927
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 1917
Jul–Aug 1985
2-Month
72.54°F
(22.52°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1992
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1936
Ties: 1945, 1975
Jun–Aug 1985
3-Month
71.06°F
(21.70°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1915
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1936, 2021
May–Aug 1985
4-Month
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
68.61°F
(20.34°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 1898, 1944, 1963
Apr–Aug 1985
5-Month
65.92°F
(18.84°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1986
Mar–Aug 1985
6-Month
62.18°F
(16.77°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
1.02°F
(0.57°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Aug 1985
7-Month
57.71°F
(14.28°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
0.46°F
(0.25°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jan–Aug 1985
8-Month
53.78°F
(12.10°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1956
Dec 1984–Aug 1985
9-Month
51.65°F
(10.92°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
0.13°F
(0.08°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1959
Nov 1984–Aug 1985
10-Month
50.64°F
(10.36°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1930
Oct 1984–Aug 1985
11-Month
50.91°F
(10.51°C)
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Sep 1984–Aug 1985
12-Month
51.93°F
(11.07°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1927
Mar 1984–Aug 1985
18-Month
54.88°F
(12.71°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1927, 1972
Sep 1983–Aug 1985
24-Month
51.79°F
(10.99°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.13°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Sep 1982–Aug 1985
36-Month
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.03°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Sep 1981–Aug 1985
48-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Sep 1980–Aug 1985
60-Month
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1920
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2020
Ties: 1932

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  • 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/