Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1955
1-Month
87.21°F
(30.67°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
2.07°F
(1.15°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1927
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2011
Jul–Aug 1955
2-Month
87.22°F
(30.68°C)
85.90°F
(29.94°C)
1.32°F
(0.74°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1992
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1936
Ties: 2005
Jun–Aug 1955
3-Month
84.62°F
(29.23°C)
84.39°F
(29.11°C)
0.23°F
(0.12°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1915
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1936
May–Aug 1955
4-Month
82.03°F
(27.79°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
0.50°F
(0.27°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1915
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1934
Apr–Aug 1955
5-Month
78.74°F
(25.97°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
0.82°F
(0.46°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Mar–Aug 1955
6-Month
74.34°F
(23.52°C)
73.77°F
(23.21°C)
0.57°F
(0.31°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1912
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Feb–Aug 1955
7-Month
69.78°F
(20.99°C)
69.64°F
(20.91°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1898
Jan–Aug 1955
8-Month
65.96°F
(18.87°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1954–Aug 1955
9-Month
63.58°F
(17.54°C)
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
0.16°F
(0.08°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1954–Aug 1955
10-Month
62.83°F
(17.13°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Oct 1954–Aug 1955
11-Month
63.23°F
(17.35°C)
62.76°F
(17.09°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Sep 1954–Aug 1955
12-Month
64.63°F
(18.13°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.62°F
(0.35°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Mar 1954–Aug 1955
18-Month
67.86°F
(19.92°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1922
Sep 1953–Aug 1955
24-Month
65.35°F
(18.53°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
1.35°F
(0.75°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1913
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Sep 1952–Aug 1955
36-Month
65.27°F
(18.48°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.29°F
(0.71°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1905
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Sep 1951–Aug 1955
48-Month
64.92°F
(18.29°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.96°F
(0.53°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1915
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Sep 1950–Aug 1955
60-Month
64.72°F
(18.18°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2020
Ties: 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/