U.S. maximum average annual temperature in Celsius 1895-2019

Several of the hottest years on record have all been recorded within the last decade. Just one-degree of warming is significant as it takes a vast amount of heat to warm up the oceans, atmosphere, and land to this degree. In 2019, the maximum temperature in the contiguous United States reached 17.83 Celsius.

Maximum average annual temperature in the U.S. from 1895 to 2019

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United States

Survey time period

1895 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Please choose Parameter: Maximum Temperature and Time Scale: Annual to retrieve figures.

Figures were converted from Fahrenheit to Celsius.

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