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Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1903
1-Month
21.00°F
(-6.11°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
1.25°F
(0.70°C)
71st Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
58th Warmest
Warmest since:
2006
Dec 1902–Jan 1903
2-Month
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
57th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
71st Warmest
Warmest since:
2020
Ties: 1956, 1990
Nov 1902–Jan 1903
3-Month
25.41°F
(-3.66°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
1.04°F
(0.58°C)
85th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
43rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Oct 1902–Jan 1903
4-Month
29.45°F
(-1.42°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
84th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
44th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Sep 1902–Jan 1903
5-Month
33.46°F
(0.81°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
65th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
63rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Aug 1902–Jan 1903
6-Month
37.60°F
(3.11°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
59th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
69th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jul 1902–Jan 1903
7-Month
40.67°F
(4.82°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
41st Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
87th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1898, 1970
Jun 1902–Jan 1903
8-Month
42.45°F
(5.81°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
37th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
91st Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1908
May 1902–Jan 1903
9-Month
43.24°F
(6.24°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
55th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
73rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1927
Apr 1902–Jan 1903
10-Month
42.75°F
(5.97°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
53rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
75th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1906
Mar 1902–Jan 1903
11-Month
41.66°F
(5.37°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.06°F
(0.04°C)
60th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
68th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 2009
Feb 1902–Jan 1903
12-Month
39.94°F
(4.41°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
56th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
72nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Aug 1901–Jan 1903
18-Month
39.05°F
(3.92°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
48th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
79th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Feb 1901–Jan 1903
24-Month
39.78°F
(4.32°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
42nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
85th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1912, 1944
Feb 1900–Jan 1903
36-Month
40.09°F
(4.49°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
60th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
66th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2018
Feb 1899–Jan 1903
48-Month
39.93°F
(4.41°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
51st Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
74th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2019
Ties: 1982
Feb 1898–Jan 1903
60-Month
39.84°F
(4.36°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
44th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
80th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020
Ties: 1911, 1954

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