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Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1899
1-Month
26.38°F
(-3.12°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
-3.61°F
(-2.00°C)
9th Coolest
Coolest since:
1965
120th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Mar 1899
2-Month
20.52°F
(-6.38°C)
26.41°F
(-3.11°C)
-5.89°F
(-3.27°C)
1st Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
128th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Mar 1899
3-Month
20.17°F
(-6.57°C)
24.18°F
(-4.34°C)
-4.01°F
(-2.23°C)
3rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
126th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1898–Mar 1899
4-Month
19.73°F
(-6.82°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
-4.07°F
(-2.26°C)
1st Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
127th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Nov 1898–Mar 1899
5-Month
21.24°F
(-5.98°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
-3.94°F
(-2.19°C)
1st Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
127th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Oct 1898–Mar 1899
6-Month
24.29°F
(-4.28°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
-3.60°F
(-2.00°C)
1st Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
127th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Sep 1898–Mar 1899
7-Month
28.28°F
(-2.07°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
-3.04°F
(-1.69°C)
2nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
126th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Aug 1898–Mar 1899
8-Month
32.25°F
(0.14°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
-2.54°F
(-1.41°C)
2nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
126th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jul 1898–Mar 1899
9-Month
35.36°F
(1.87°C)
37.64°F
(3.13°C)
-2.28°F
(-1.26°C)
2nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
126th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1977
Jun 1898–Mar 1899
10-Month
37.49°F
(3.05°C)
39.44°F
(4.13°C)
-1.95°F
(-1.08°C)
3rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
125th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
May 1898–Mar 1899
11-Month
38.43°F
(3.57°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
-1.74°F
(-0.97°C)
4th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
124th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Apr 1898–Mar 1899
12-Month
38.40°F
(3.56°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-1.64°F
(-0.91°C)
4th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
124th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Oct 1897–Mar 1899
18-Month
34.89°F
(1.61°C)
35.99°F
(2.22°C)
-1.10°F
(-0.61°C)
6th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
121st Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Apr 1897–Mar 1899
24-Month
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.45°C)
9th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
118th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Apr 1896–Mar 1899
36-Month
39.52°F
(4.18°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
17th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
109th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1978
Apr 1895–Mar 1899
48-Month
39.41°F
(4.12°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
10th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
115th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2019

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