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Average Temperature Rankings, August 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1996
1-Month
72.43°F
(22.46°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
76th Coolest
Coolest since:
1927
53rd Warmest
Warmest since:
1983
Jul–Aug 1996
2-Month
73.03°F
(22.79°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
71st Coolest
Coolest since:
1992
58th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936
Ties: 1941, 1981
Jun–Aug 1996
3-Month
71.98°F
(22.21°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
83rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
46th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936, 2021
Ties: 1922
May–Aug 1996
4-Month
69.23°F
(20.68°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
88th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
41st Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr–Aug 1996
5-Month
65.51°F
(18.62°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.42°F
(0.24°C)
75th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
54th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–Aug 1996
6-Month
61.10°F
(16.17°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
50th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
79th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Aug 1996
7-Month
57.47°F
(14.15°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
69th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
60th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1926, 2008
Jan–Aug 1996
8-Month
54.00°F
(12.22°C)
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
62nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
67th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1995–Aug 1996
9-Month
51.71°F
(10.95°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
67th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
61st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1914
Nov 1995–Aug 1996
10-Month
50.74°F
(10.41°C)
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
72nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
56th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1955
Oct 1995–Aug 1996
11-Month
51.08°F
(10.60°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
67th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
61st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1942
Sep 1995–Aug 1996
12-Month
52.21°F
(11.23°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
69th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
59th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar 1995–Aug 1996
18-Month
55.19°F
(12.88°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
0.12°F
(0.06°C)
69th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
59th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 2014
Sep 1994–Aug 1996
24-Month
52.60°F
(11.44°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
91st Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
36th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1940, 1990
Sep 1993–Aug 1996
36-Month
52.44°F
(11.36°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
84th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
42nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1939
Sep 1992–Aug 1996
48-Month
52.17°F
(11.21°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
72nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
53rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Sep 1991–Aug 1996
60-Month
52.32°F
(11.29°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
77th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
47th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020
Ties: 1987

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