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Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
47.21°F
(8.45°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
46th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
83rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1995
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
43.48°F
(6.38°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
73rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
56th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
37.75°F
(3.19°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-0.93°F
(-0.52°C)
21st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
108th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
34.22°F
(1.23°C)
34.71°F
(1.51°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.28°C)
40th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
89th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
31.07°F
(-0.52°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
-0.65°F
(-0.36°C)
35th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
94th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1955, 2014
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
29.75°F
(-1.25°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
42nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
86th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
30.00°F
(-1.11°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
44th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
84th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1901
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
31.46°F
(-0.30°C)
31.67°F
(-0.18°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
46th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
82nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016, 2017
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
33.58°F
(0.88°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
36th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
92nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
36.12°F
(2.29°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
38th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
90th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
38.35°F
(3.53°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
41st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
87th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
39.78°F
(4.32°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
40th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
88th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
36.66°F
(2.59°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.05°C)
50th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
77th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1994
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
40.16°F
(4.53°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.12°F
(0.06°C)
66th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
61st Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1915
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
40.40°F
(4.67°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.39°F
(0.22°C)
81st Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
45th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1974, 1990, 1995
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
40.33°F
(4.63°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
80th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
45th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1996
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
40.34°F
(4.63°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
78th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
46th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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