Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, February 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1987
1-Month
47.62°F
(8.68°C)
44.82°F
(7.12°C)
2.80°F
(1.56°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1954
Jan–Feb 1987
2-Month
44.57°F
(6.98°C)
42.66°F
(5.92°C)
1.91°F
(1.06°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2006
Dec 1986–Feb 1987
3-Month
44.29°F
(6.83°C)
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Nov 1986–Feb 1987
4-Month
46.05°F
(7.81°C)
45.22°F
(7.34°C)
0.83°F
(0.47°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Oct 1986–Feb 1987
5-Month
49.96°F
(9.98°C)
49.54°F
(9.74°C)
0.42°F
(0.24°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Sep 1986–Feb 1987
6-Month
54.06°F
(12.26°C)
54.25°F
(12.36°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Aug 1986–Feb 1987
7-Month
58.42°F
(14.68°C)
58.66°F
(14.81°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Ties: 1916
Jul 1986–Feb 1987
8-Month
61.88°F
(16.60°C)
62.16°F
(16.76°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2000
Ties: 1930, 1975
Jun 1986–Feb 1987
9-Month
64.24°F
(17.91°C)
64.29°F
(17.94°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017, 2022
Ties: 1951
May 1986–Feb 1987
10-Month
65.19°F
(18.44°C)
65.16°F
(18.42°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2022
Ties: 1971
Apr 1986–Feb 1987
11-Month
65.21°F
(18.45°C)
65.00°F
(18.33°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1936
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2002
Mar 1986–Feb 1987
12-Month
64.66°F
(18.14°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.66°F
(0.36°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2013
Sep 1985–Feb 1987
18-Month
60.91°F
(16.06°C)
60.73°F
(15.96°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Mar 1985–Feb 1987
24-Month
64.43°F
(18.02°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Mar 1984–Feb 1987
36-Month
63.88°F
(17.71°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1938
Mar 1983–Feb 1987
48-Month
63.66°F
(17.59°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2019
Mar 1982–Feb 1987
60-Month
63.63°F
(17.57°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.19°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017

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  • 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/