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Average Temperature Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
74.03°F
(23.35°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
1.93°F
(1.07°C)
115th Coolest
Coolest since:
1927
14th Warmest
Warmest since:
1983
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
74.76°F
(23.76°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
1.90°F
(1.06°C)
120th Coolest
Coolest since:
1992
9th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
72.55°F
(22.53°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
104th Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
25th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936, 2021
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
70.03°F
(21.13°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
1.43°F
(0.80°C)
116th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
13th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
66.24°F
(19.02°C)
65.10°F
(18.39°C)
1.14°F
(0.63°C)
108th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
21st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
62.09°F
(16.72°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
0.93°F
(0.52°C)
96th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
33rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
58.75°F
(14.86°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
1.49°F
(0.83°C)
112th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
17th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
55.78°F
(13.21°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
1.92°F
(1.07°C)
120th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
9th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
53.36°F
(11.87°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
1.84°F
(1.03°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
11th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
113th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
15th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
52.27°F
(11.26°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
1.41°F
(0.78°C)
112th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
16th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
53.45°F
(11.92°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
113th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
15th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
55.92°F
(13.29°C)
55.06°F
(12.81°C)
0.86°F
(0.48°C)
98th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
30th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1981, 2001
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
52.64°F
(11.47°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.62°F
(0.35°C)
92nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
35th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
52.50°F
(11.39°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
86th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
40th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
52.62°F
(11.46°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
92nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
33rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1993
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
52.52°F
(11.40°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
87th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
37th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020
Ties: 1994

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