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Average Temperature Rankings, August 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1898
1-Month
72.75°F
(22.64°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
0.65°F
(0.36°C)
83rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1927
46th Warmest
Warmest to Date
1983
Jul–Aug 1898
2-Month
73.02°F
(22.79°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
68th Coolest
Coolest since:
1992
61st Warmest
Warmest to Date
1936
Jun–Aug 1898
3-Month
71.78°F
(22.10°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
67th Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
62nd Warmest
Warmest since:
1936, 2021
May–Aug 1898
4-Month
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
0.22°F
(0.13°C)
64th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
65th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1944, 1963, 1985
Apr–Aug 1898
5-Month
65.22°F
(18.46°C)
65.10°F
(18.39°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
57th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
72nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1913, 1964
Mar–Aug 1898
6-Month
61.19°F
(16.22°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
56th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
73rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1942, 1973, 1978
Feb–Aug 1898
7-Month
57.50°F
(14.17°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
72nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
57th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Aug 1898
8-Month
54.15°F
(12.31°C)
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
0.28°F
(0.16°C)
72nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
57th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1897–Aug 1898
9-Month
51.55°F
(10.86°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
57th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
71st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1961
Nov 1897–Aug 1898
10-Month
50.48°F
(10.27°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.02°C)
51st Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
77th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1997
Oct 1897–Aug 1898
11-Month
50.90°F
(10.50°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
58th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
70th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2012
Sep 1897–Aug 1898
12-Month
52.20°F
(11.22°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
68th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
60th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2012
Ties: 1942
Mar 1897–Aug 1898
18-Month
55.02°F
(12.79°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
56th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
72nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Ties: 1923, 1963, 1982
Sep 1896–Aug 1898
24-Month
51.69°F
(10.94°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
29th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
98th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Ties: 1968
Sep 1895–Aug 1898
36-Month
51.75°F
(10.97°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
36th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
90th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2018
Ties: 1924

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