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Average Temperature Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
72.70°F
(22.61°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
82nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1927
47th Warmest
Warmest since:
1983
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
72.97°F
(22.76°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
65th Coolest
Coolest since:
1992
64th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
71.81°F
(22.12°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
71st Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
58th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936, 2021
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
68.58°F
(20.32°C)
68.61°F
(20.34°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
51st Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
78th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1948, 1962
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
64.59°F
(18.11°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.27°C)
32nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
97th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
61.07°F
(16.15°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
48th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
81st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1935
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
57.69°F
(14.27°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
80th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
49th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1943, 2013
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
54.20°F
(12.33°C)
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
76th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
53rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1932
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
51.55°F
(10.86°C)
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
57th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
71st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1898
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
50.67°F
(10.37°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
67th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
61st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1942
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
51.04°F
(10.58°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
64th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
64th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
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: 1959
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
55.05°F
(12.81°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
62nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
66th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
51.82°F
(11.01°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
41st Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
86th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1908, 1925, 1949, 1960
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
56th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
70th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
51.93°F
(11.07°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
52nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
73rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
62nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
62nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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