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Average Temperature Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
73.17°F
(22.87°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
1.07°F
(0.59°C)
97th Coolest
Coolest since:
1927
32nd Warmest
Warmest since:
1983
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
73.38°F
(22.99°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
85th Coolest
Coolest since:
1992
44th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
72.24°F
(22.36°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.84°F
(0.47°C)
97th Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
32nd Warmest
Warmest since:
1936, 2021
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
69.39°F
(20.77°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
96th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
33rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1980
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
65.83°F
(18.79°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
90th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
39th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
61.77°F
(16.54°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
89th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
40th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
57.58°F
(14.21°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
74th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
55th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1952
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
54.07°F
(12.26°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
69th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
60th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1926, 2008
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
51.65°F
(10.92°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
0.13°F
(0.08°C)
60th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
68th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1985
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
50.78°F
(10.43°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
73rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
55th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
51.14°F
(10.63°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
73rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
55th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
52.33°F
(11.29°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.30°F
(0.16°C)
74th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
54th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1961
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
55.12°F
(12.84°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
0.05°F
(0.02°C)
64th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
64th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
52.04°F
(11.13°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
64th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
63rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
52.17°F
(11.21°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.17°F
(0.10°C)
73rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
53rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
52.07°F
(11.15°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
64th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
61st Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
52.13°F
(11.18°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
69th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
55th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020
Ties: 1945

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