Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
71.87°F
(22.15°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1927
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1983
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
72.57°F
(22.54°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1992
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1936
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
71.80°F
(22.11°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1915
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1936, 2021
Ties: 1995
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
69.59°F
(20.88°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
66.38°F
(19.10°C)
65.10°F
(18.39°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
62.41°F
(16.89°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
58.83°F
(14.91°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
1.58°F
(0.88°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
55.41°F
(13.01°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
1.55°F
(0.87°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
53.08°F
(11.71°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
1.56°F
(0.87°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
51.91°F
(11.06°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
52.10°F
(11.17°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
53.07°F
(11.71°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.04°F
(0.58°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
56.26°F
(13.48°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 2008
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1939
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
52.54°F
(11.41°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
52.32°F
(11.29°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
52.32°F
(11.29°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 12, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/