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Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
43.05°F
(6.14°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
59th Coolest
Coolest since:
1983
69th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
46.95°F
(8.31°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
37th Coolest
Coolest since:
2000
91st Warmest
Warmest since:
1999
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
53.38°F
(11.88°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.39°C)
36th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
92nd Warmest
Warmest since:
1999
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
59.77°F
(15.43°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
53rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
75th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
64.64°F
(18.13°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.23°C)
45th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
83rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
68.18°F
(20.10°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
40th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
88th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Ties: 1974
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
69.93°F
(21.07°C)
70.47°F
(21.37°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
38th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
90th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
70.22°F
(21.23°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.31°C)
31st Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
97th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Ties: 1911, 1957, 1996
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
69.07°F
(20.59°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
-0.89°F
(-0.50°C)
21st Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
107th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
67.87°F
(19.93°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
45th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
83rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
65.89°F
(18.83°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
54th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
74th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
63.72°F
(17.62°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
45th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
83rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.28°C)
31st Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
96th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
63.72°F
(17.62°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
42nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1913
85th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
63.92°F
(17.73°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
57th Coolest
Coolest since:
1905
69th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
64.14°F
(17.86°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.17°F
(0.10°C)
75th Coolest
Coolest since:
1906
50th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1948
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
63.85°F
(17.69°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.07°C)
47th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
77th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1928, 1929

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