Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1927
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016
Ties: 1898, 2006
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1927
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1955
Ties: 1910, 2017
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1927
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2005
Ties: 1990
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1996
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1909, 1923, 1935, 1965, 1989
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1924
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1904, 1958, 1961, 1965
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1907
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904, 1940
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1912
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1904
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1920, 1940
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1902, 1916
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1905
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1918
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1979
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1920, 1928
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1904, 1929, 1965, 1968, 1971, 1982
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1908
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1911, 1912, 1921, 1961, 1962, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/