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Average Temperature Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
71.74°F
(22.08°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
37th Coolest
Coolest since:
1927
92nd Warmest
Warmest since:
1983
Ties: 1899
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
72.46°F
(22.48°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
34th Coolest
Coolest since:
1992
95th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
71.08°F
(21.71°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
37th Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
92nd Warmest
Warmest since:
1936, 2021
Ties: 1944
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
68.16°F
(20.09°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.24°C)
30th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
99th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1909, 1928
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
64.11°F
(17.84°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
-0.98°F
(-0.54°C)
12th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
117th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
60.87°F
(16.04°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
42nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
87th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
57.32°F
(14.07°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
60th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
69th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1980
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
53.90°F
(12.17°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
57th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
72nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
51.68°F
(10.93°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
64th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
64th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1901, 1926
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
50.48°F
(10.27°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
51st Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
77th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1898
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
50.76°F
(10.42°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
52nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
76th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1952
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
51.82°F
(11.01°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
43rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
85th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1966
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
54.91°F
(12.73°C)
55.06°F
(12.81°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
48th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
80th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1902, 1944
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
61st Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
66th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1944
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
52.34°F
(11.30°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
79th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
47th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1942
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
52.29°F
(11.27°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.30°F
(0.16°C)
76th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
49th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
52.10°F
(11.17°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
65th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
59th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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