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Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1896
1-Month
39.69°F
(4.27°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
-1.72°F
(-0.96°C)
17th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
112th Warmest
Warmest to Date
1947
Sep–Oct 1896
2-Month
45.14°F
(7.30°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
-1.52°F
(-0.84°C)
7th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
122nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2015
Aug–Oct 1896
3-Month
49.80°F
(9.89°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
-0.99°F
(-0.55°C)
12th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
117th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Ties: 1902, 1966
Jul–Oct 1896
4-Month
52.69°F
(11.49°C)
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
24th Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
105th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2021
Jun–Oct 1896
5-Month
53.45°F
(11.92°C)
53.70°F
(12.06°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
38th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
91st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2021
May–Oct 1896
6-Month
52.90°F
(11.61°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
70th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
59th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2018
Ties: 2008
Apr–Oct 1896
7-Month
51.10°F
(10.61°C)
50.65°F
(10.36°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
81st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
48th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2015
Mar–Oct 1896
8-Month
48.04°F
(8.91°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
53rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
76th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Ties: 1898
Feb–Oct 1896
9-Month
45.32°F
(7.40°C)
45.27°F
(7.37°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
64th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
65th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Jan–Oct 1896
10-Month
42.94°F
(6.08°C)
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
74th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
55th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Dec 1895–Oct 1896
11-Month
40.97°F
(4.98°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
65th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
63rd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Ties: 1963
Nov 1895–Oct 1896
12-Month
39.91°F
(4.39°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.08°C)
50th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
78th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
May 1895–Oct 1896
18-Month
43.73°F
(6.52°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
18th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
110th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016

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