Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2016
1-Month
73.53°F
(23.07°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
1.43°F
(0.79°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1927
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1983
Ties: 1934
Jul–Aug 2016
2-Month
74.38°F
(23.54°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
1.52°F
(0.84°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1992
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1936
Ties: 2010
Jun–Aug 2016
3-Month
73.50°F
(23.06°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
2.10°F
(1.17°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1915
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1936, 2021
Ties: 2018
May–Aug 2016
4-Month
70.21°F
(21.23°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
1.61°F
(0.90°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2018
Ties: 2001
Apr–Aug 2016
5-Month
66.81°F
(19.34°C)
65.10°F
(18.39°C)
1.71°F
(0.95°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Mar–Aug 2016
6-Month
63.59°F
(17.55°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
2.43°F
(1.35°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Aug 2016
7-Month
60.14°F
(15.63°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
2.89°F
(1.60°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Aug 2016
8-Month
56.65°F
(13.69°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
2.79°F
(1.55°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–Aug 2016
9-Month
54.65°F
(12.58°C)
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
3.14°F
(1.74°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2015–Aug 2016
10-Month
53.65°F
(12.03°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
3.11°F
(1.73°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2015–Aug 2016
11-Month
53.97°F
(12.21°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
3.11°F
(1.73°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Sep 2015–Aug 2016
12-Month
55.19°F
(12.88°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
3.16°F
(1.75°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Mar 2015–Aug 2016
18-Month
57.78°F
(14.32°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
2.71°F
(1.50°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 2014–Aug 2016
24-Month
54.38°F
(12.43°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
2.37°F
(1.31°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 2013–Aug 2016
36-Month
53.60°F
(12.00°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2018
Ties: 2002, 2012
Sep 2012–Aug 2016
48-Month
53.45°F
(11.92°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.46°F
(0.81°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1920
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 2013
Sep 2011–Aug 2016
60-Month
53.82°F
(12.12°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.84°F
(1.02°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • 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/