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Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1947
1-Month
87.24°F
(30.69°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
2.10°F
(1.17°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1927
12th Warmest
Warmest since:
2011
Jul–Aug 1947
2-Month
86.87°F
(30.48°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
0.96°F
(0.53°C)
96th Coolest
Coolest since:
1992
33rd Warmest
Warmest since:
1936
Jun–Aug 1947
3-Month
84.20°F
(29.00°C)
84.39°F
(29.11°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
42nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
87th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936
May–Aug 1947
4-Month
81.45°F
(27.47°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
51st Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
78th Warmest
Warmest since:
1934
Apr–Aug 1947
5-Month
77.76°F
(25.42°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
44th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
85th Warmest
Warmest since:
1934
Mar–Aug 1947
6-Month
73.16°F
(22.87°C)
73.77°F
(23.21°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
27th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
102nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Aug 1947
7-Month
68.86°F
(20.48°C)
69.63°F
(20.91°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.43°C)
25th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
104th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Aug 1947
8-Month
65.54°F
(18.63°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
39th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
90th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1942, 1957
Dec 1946–Aug 1947
9-Month
63.46°F
(17.48°C)
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
55th Coolest
Coolest since:
1979
73rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 1946–Aug 1947
10-Month
62.33°F
(16.85°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
54th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
74th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Oct 1946–Aug 1947
11-Month
62.58°F
(16.99°C)
62.75°F
(17.08°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
45th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
83rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Sep 1946–Aug 1947
12-Month
63.82°F
(17.68°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
38th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
90th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar 1946–Aug 1947
18-Month
67.61°F
(19.78°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
80th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
48th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1926, 2019
Sep 1945–Aug 1947
24-Month
64.30°F
(17.94°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
75th Coolest
Coolest since:
1913
52nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1926, 1943, 1957, 2010
Sep 1944–Aug 1947
36-Month
64.16°F
(17.87°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
73rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1905
53rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1993
Sep 1943–Aug 1947
48-Month
64.12°F
(17.84°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
70th Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
55th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Sep 1942–Aug 1947
60-Month
64.22°F
(17.90°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
73rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
51st Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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