[DATA] NOAA Top 20 Hottest Months

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The 2010s saw 17 of the 20 hottest months on record. (Highlighted bullets show the three months outside the 2010s.)


June 20th-century average: 59.9°F (15.5°C)

July 20th-century average: 60.4°F (15.78°C)

August 20th-century average: 60.1°F (15.61°C)


**last updated January 2020

NOAA 20 HOTTEST MONTHS ON RECORD

  • ONE July 2016: 62.06°F; anomaly: 1.66°F (0.92°C)
  • ONE July 2019: 62.06°F; anomaly: 1.66°F (0.92°C)
  • THREE July 2017: 62.02°F; anomaly: 1.62°F (0.90°C)
  • FOUR July 2015: 61.93°F; anomaly: 1.53°F (0.85°C)
  • FIVE July 2018: 61.88°F; anomaly: 1.48°F (0.82°C)
  • SIX August 2016: 61.85°F; anomaly: 1.75°F (0.97°C)
  • SEVEN August 2017: 61.76°F; anomaly: 1.66°F (0.92°C)
  • SEVEN August 2019: 61.76°F; anomaly: 1.66°F (0.92°C)
  • NINE August 2015: 61.74°F; anomaly: 1.64°F (0.91°C)
  • TEN July 1998: 61.73°F; anomaly: 1.33°F (0.74°C)
  • TEN July 2010: 61.73°F; anomaly: 1.33°F (0.74°C)
  • TWELVE July 2014: 61.68°F; anomaly: 1.28°F (0.71°C)
  • THIRTEEN July 2012: 61.66°F; anomaly: 1.26°F (0.70°C)
  • FOURTEEN July 2009: 61.61°F; anomaly: 1.21°F (0.67°C)
  • FOURTEEN June 2019:: 61.61°F; anomaly: 1.71°F (0.95°C)
  • SIXTEEN July 2005: 61.59°F; anomaly: 1.19°F (0.66°C)
  • SIXTEEN July 2013: 61.59°F; anomaly: 1.19°F (0.66°C)
  • EIGHTEEN August 2014: 61.58°F; anomaly: 1.48°F (0.82°C)
  • NINETEEN July 2011: 61.57°F; anomaly: 1.17°F (0.65°C)
  • NINETEEN June 2016: 61.57°F; anomaly: 1.67°F (0.93°C)