Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
58.59°F
(14.77°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1950
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2022
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
59.38°F
(15.21°C)
59.80°F
(15.44°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1950
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2022
Ties: 1917
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
58.25°F
(14.58°C)
58.41°F
(14.67°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1915
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2021
Ties: 1956
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
55.50°F
(13.06°C)
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1925, 1961
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
52.54°F
(11.41°C)
52.26°F
(11.26°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Ties: 1958
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
48.35°F
(9.08°C)
48.55°F
(9.19°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1979
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
44.41°F
(6.89°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
40.96°F
(4.98°C)
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.43°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1916
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
38.95°F
(3.86°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.37°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1928
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
37.92°F
(3.29°C)
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
-0.80°F
(-0.44°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
38.67°F
(3.71°C)
38.97°F
(3.87°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.16°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
39.85°F
(4.36°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1896
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
42.56°F
(5.87°C)
42.87°F
(6.04°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1949
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
39.87°F
(4.37°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
39.98°F
(4.43°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1981
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
39.89°F
(4.38°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1920
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1924

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Minimum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/