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Average Temperature Rankings, August 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1971
1-Month
72.01°F
(22.23°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
52nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1927
77th Warmest
Warmest since:
1983
Ties: 2017
Jul–Aug 1971
2-Month
72.18°F
(22.32°C)
72.85°F
(22.69°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
25th Coolest
Coolest since:
1992
104th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936
Ties: 1905
Jun–Aug 1971
3-Month
71.27°F
(21.82°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
47th Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
82nd Warmest
Warmest since:
1936, 2021
May–Aug 1971
4-Month
68.02°F
(20.01°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
23rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
106th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1946
Apr–Aug 1971
5-Month
64.47°F
(18.04°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.34°C)
26th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
103rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1908, 1923
Mar–Aug 1971
6-Month
60.33°F
(15.74°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
-0.83°F
(-0.46°C)
17th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
112th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Aug 1971
7-Month
56.50°F
(13.61°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
-0.76°F
(-0.42°C)
24th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
105th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Aug 1971
8-Month
53.11°F
(11.73°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.41°C)
23rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
106th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1970–Aug 1971
9-Month
50.94°F
(10.52°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
27th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
101st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 1970–Aug 1971
10-Month
49.98°F
(9.99°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
27th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
101st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1937
Oct 1970–Aug 1971
11-Month
50.19°F
(10.11°C)
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.37°C)
20th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
108th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Sep 1970–Aug 1971
12-Month
51.38°F
(10.77°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.35°C)
21st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
107th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar 1970–Aug 1971
18-Month
54.54°F
(12.52°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
22nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
106th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Sep 1969–Aug 1971
24-Month
51.49°F
(10.83°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
18th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
109th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1907
Sep 1968–Aug 1971
36-Month
51.44°F
(10.80°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
14th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
112th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Sep 1967–Aug 1971
48-Month
51.45°F
(10.81°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
13th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
112th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1980
Sep 1966–Aug 1971
60-Month
51.54°F
(10.86°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.24°C)
15th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
109th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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