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Average Temperature Rankings, August 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2002
1-Month
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
88th Coolest
Coolest since:
1927
41st Warmest
Warmest since:
1983
Ties: 1900
Jul–Aug 2002
2-Month
74.35°F
(23.53°C)
72.85°F
(22.69°C)
1.50°F
(0.84°C)
110th Coolest
Coolest since:
1992
19th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936
Jun–Aug 2002
3-Month
73.19°F
(22.88°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
1.79°F
(0.99°C)
118th Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
11th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936, 2021
May–Aug 2002
4-Month
69.72°F
(20.96°C)
68.61°F
(20.34°C)
1.11°F
(0.62°C)
107th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
22nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr–Aug 2002
5-Month
66.47°F
(19.15°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
1.38°F
(0.77°C)
116th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
13th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1988, 2010
Mar–Aug 2002
6-Month
61.98°F
(16.66°C)
61.16°F
(16.20°C)
0.82°F
(0.46°C)
95th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
34th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1990, 2005
Feb–Aug 2002
7-Month
58.33°F
(14.63°C)
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
1.07°F
(0.60°C)
99th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
30th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Aug 2002
8-Month
55.35°F
(12.97°C)
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
108th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
21st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 2001–Aug 2002
9-Month
53.21°F
(11.78°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
1.69°F
(0.94°C)
113th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
15th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 2001–Aug 2002
10-Month
52.63°F
(11.46°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
2.09°F
(1.16°C)
118th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
10th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Oct 2001–Aug 2002
11-Month
52.79°F
(11.55°C)
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
1.92°F
(1.07°C)
119th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
9th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Sep 2001–Aug 2002
12-Month
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.83°F
(1.01°C)
116th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
12th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar 2001–Aug 2002
18-Month
56.76°F
(13.76°C)
55.06°F
(12.81°C)
1.70°F
(0.95°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
11th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Sep 2000–Aug 2002
24-Month
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.07°F
(0.60°C)
107th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
20th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1934
Sep 1999–Aug 2002
36-Month
53.60°F
(12.00°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
116th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
10th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 2012, 2016
Sep 1998–Aug 2002
48-Month
53.70°F
(12.06°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.70°F
(0.95°C)
119th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
6th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2018
Sep 1997–Aug 2002
60-Month
53.65°F
(12.03°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.66°F
(0.92°C)
116th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
8th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2020

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