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 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2021
1-Month
73.98°F
(23.32°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
1.88°F
(1.04°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1927
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1983
Jul–Aug 2021
2-Month
74.70°F
(23.72°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
1.84°F
(1.02°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1992
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1936
Jun–Aug 2021
3-Month
74.00°F
(23.33°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
2.60°F
(1.44°C)
128th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1915
1st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1936, 2021
Ties: 1936
May–Aug 2021
4-Month
70.58°F
(21.43°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
1.98°F
(1.10°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1907
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Apr–Aug 2021
5-Month
66.84°F
(19.36°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
1.75°F
(0.98°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1907
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Mar–Aug 2021
6-Month
63.28°F
(17.38°C)
61.15°F
(16.19°C)
2.13°F
(1.19°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–Aug 2021
7-Month
58.62°F
(14.79°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
1.36°F
(0.76°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Jan–Aug 2021
8-Month
55.61°F
(13.12°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
1.75°F
(0.98°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Dec 2020–Aug 2021
9-Month
53.40°F
(11.89°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
1.88°F
(1.05°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Ties: 2015
Nov 2020–Aug 2021
10-Month
52.69°F
(11.49°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
2.15°F
(1.19°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Oct 2020–Aug 2021
11-Month
52.83°F
(11.57°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
1.97°F
(1.09°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Sep 2020–Aug 2021
12-Month
53.92°F
(12.18°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.90°F
(1.06°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Mar 2020–Aug 2021
18-Month
56.98°F
(13.88°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
1.91°F
(1.06°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Sep 2019–Aug 2021
24-Month
53.97°F
(12.21°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.95°F
(1.09°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1918
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Sep 2018–Aug 2021
36-Month
53.51°F
(11.95°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.50°F
(0.83°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Sep 2017–Aug 2021
48-Month
53.60°F
(12.00°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.61°F
(0.89°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1920
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018
Sep 2016–Aug 2021
60-Month
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.88°F
(1.04°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1920
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/