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Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1898
1-Month
39.54°F
(4.19°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
-1.87°F
(-1.04°C)
14th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
115th Warmest
Warmest since:
1947
Sep–Oct 1898
2-Month
45.89°F
(7.72°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.42°C)
26th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
103rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Aug–Oct 1898
3-Month
50.59°F
(10.33°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
46th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
83rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jul–Oct 1898
4-Month
53.02°F
(11.68°C)
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.11°C)
47th Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
82nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Ties: 1951
Jun–Oct 1898
5-Month
53.75°F
(12.08°C)
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
58th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
71st Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Ties: 1926
May–Oct 1898
6-Month
52.76°F
(11.53°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
56th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
73rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1970, 1999
Apr–Oct 1898
7-Month
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
53rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
76th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1983
Mar–Oct 1898
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 since:
2016
Ties: 1896
Feb–Oct 1898
9-Month
45.37°F
(7.43°C)
45.27°F
(7.37°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
66th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
63rd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Jan–Oct 1898
10-Month
42.89°F
(6.05°C)
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
72nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
57th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1984
Dec 1897–Oct 1898
11-Month
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
55th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
73rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1922, 1942
Nov 1897–Oct 1898
12-Month
39.94°F
(4.41°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
52nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
76th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1933
May 1897–Oct 1898
18-Month
44.22°F
(6.79°C)
44.24°F
(6.80°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
54th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
74th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Nov 1896–Oct 1898
24-Month
39.95°F
(4.42°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
54th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917, 1918
73rd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Nov 1895–Oct 1898
36-Month
39.94°F
(4.41°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
54th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
72nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017

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