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Average Temperature Rankings, August 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1968
1-Month
70.59°F
(21.44°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-1.51°F
(-0.84°C)
8th Coolest
Coolest since:
1927
121st Warmest
Warmest since:
1983
Jul–Aug 1968
2-Month
71.72°F
(22.07°C)
72.85°F
(22.69°C)
-1.13°F
(-0.62°C)
13th Coolest
Coolest since:
1992
116th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936
Jun–Aug 1968
3-Month
70.65°F
(21.47°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.42°C)
23rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
106th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936, 2021
May–Aug 1968
4-Month
67.53°F
(19.74°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
-1.07°F
(-0.59°C)
14th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
115th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr–Aug 1968
5-Month
64.14°F
(17.86°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.52°C)
14th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
115th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1924, 1928
Mar–Aug 1968
6-Month
60.71°F
(15.95°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
34th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
95th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Aug 1968
7-Month
56.74°F
(13.74°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.29°C)
32nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
97th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1916
Jan–Aug 1968
8-Month
53.26°F
(11.81°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
31st Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
98th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1967–Aug 1968
9-Month
50.91°F
(10.51°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.33°C)
24th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
104th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 1967–Aug 1968
10-Month
49.97°F
(9.98°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
23rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
105th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1906, 1907, 1951
Oct 1967–Aug 1968
11-Month
50.33°F
(10.18°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
28th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
100th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1970
Sep 1967–Aug 1968
12-Month
51.48°F
(10.82°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.31°C)
26th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
102nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar 1967–Aug 1968
18-Month
54.51°F
(12.51°C)
55.06°F
(12.81°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.30°C)
20th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
108th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1962
Sep 1966–Aug 1968
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 since:
2017
Ties: 1898
Sep 1965–Aug 1968
36-Month
51.73°F
(10.96°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
33rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
93rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Sep 1964–Aug 1968
48-Month
51.61°F
(10.89°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.22°C)
21st Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
104th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Sep 1963–Aug 1968
60-Month
51.72°F
(10.96°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
27th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
97th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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