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Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1898
1-Month
59.99°F
(15.55°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
0.93°F
(0.52°C)
96th Coolest
Coolest since:
1950
33rd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2022
Jul–Aug 1898
2-Month
60.15°F
(15.64°C)
59.80°F
(15.44°C)
0.35°F
(0.20°C)
75th Coolest
Coolest since:
1950
54th Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
Jun–Aug 1898
3-Month
58.99°F
(14.99°C)
58.41°F
(14.67°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
80th Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
49th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
May–Aug 1898
4-Month
56.20°F
(13.44°C)
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
84th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
45th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr–Aug 1898
5-Month
52.57°F
(11.43°C)
52.26°F
(11.26°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
69th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
60th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1930
Mar–Aug 1898
6-Month
48.76°F
(9.31°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
69th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
60th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1974
Feb–Aug 1898
7-Month
45.22°F
(7.34°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
77th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
52nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Aug 1898
8-Month
42.14°F
(5.63°C)
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
0.41°F
(0.22°C)
80th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
49th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1897–Aug 1898
9-Month
39.78°F
(4.32°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
69th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
59th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 1897–Aug 1898
10-Month
38.75°F
(3.75°C)
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
61st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
67th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Oct 1897–Aug 1898
11-Month
39.09°F
(3.94°C)
38.97°F
(3.87°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
66th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
62nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Sep 1897–Aug 1898
12-Month
40.23°F
(4.57°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
71st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
57th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Mar 1897–Aug 1898
18-Month
42.86°F
(6.03°C)
42.88°F
(6.04°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
53rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
75th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Ties: 1946
Sep 1896–Aug 1898
24-Month
39.89°F
(4.38°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
48th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
79th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Ties: 1911, 1957
Sep 1895–Aug 1898
36-Month
39.88°F
(4.38°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
46th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
80th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017

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