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Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
19.49°F
(-6.95°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
49th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
80th Warmest
Warmest since:
2006
Ties: 1913
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
18.95°F
(-7.25°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
-2.25°F
(-1.25°C)
16th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
112th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
21.73°F
(-5.71°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
-2.64°F
(-1.47°C)
8th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
120th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
26.18°F
(-3.23°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
-2.46°F
(-1.36°C)
6th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
122nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
31.39°F
(-0.34°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
-1.90°F
(-1.06°C)
7th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
121st Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
36.16°F
(2.31°C)
37.59°F
(3.11°C)
-1.43°F
(-0.80°C)
9th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
119th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
-1.25°F
(-0.69°C)
9th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
119th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
41.74°F
(5.41°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
-0.97°F
(-0.54°C)
11th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
117th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
42.41°F
(5.78°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.46°C)
13th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
115th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
41.98°F
(5.54°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
17th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
111th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
40.87°F
(4.93°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
-0.74°F
(-0.41°C)
14th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
114th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1912
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
39.46°F
(4.14°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
23rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
105th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
38.77°F
(3.76°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
24th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
103rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
39.66°F
(4.26°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
29th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
98th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1910, 1963, 1967
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
39.77°F
(4.32°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.12°C)
38th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
88th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2018
Ties: 1973
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
39.46°F
(4.14°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
12th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
113th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2019
Ties: 1952

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