According to the NOAA, July 2014 ranked 29th coldest out of 120 using the Maximum temperature
Take a look at the dark blue states. The number is the ranking out of 120. 1 would be the coldest. 120 would be warmest.
4 states were ranked 2nd coldest maximum temperatures since 1895.
1 was ranked 3rd, 2 were ranked 4th , 2 were ranked 5th, and there was 1 ranked 6, 1 ranked 8, 1 ranked 9 and 2 ranked 10th
Here is the ranking by division. 10 divisions had the lowest maximum temperatures of all time. One division in northern California was ranked 120.