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Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
47.03°F
(8.35°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
38th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
91st Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
42.96°F
(6.09°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
48th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
81st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1921
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
37.77°F
(3.21°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.50°C)
22nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
107th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
33.25°F
(0.69°C)
34.71°F
(1.51°C)
-1.46°F
(-0.82°C)
10th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
119th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
30.85°F
(-0.64°C)
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
-0.87°F
(-0.48°C)
28th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
101st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
29.97°F
(-1.13°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
49th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
79th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
30.16°F
(-1.02°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.06°C)
56th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
72nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
31.54°F
(-0.26°C)
31.67°F
(-0.18°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.08°C)
53rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
75th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016, 2017
Ties: 1903
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
33.77°F
(0.98°C)
33.92°F
(1.07°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
52nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
76th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1988
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
36.21°F
(2.34°C)
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
42nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
86th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
38.42°F
(3.57°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.11°C)
44th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
84th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1994
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
39.80°F
(4.33°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
41st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
87th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1944
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
36.80°F
(2.67°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
65th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
62nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1931
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
39.94°F
(4.41°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
53rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
74th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
56th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
70th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1938, 1946
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
39.95°F
(4.42°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.02°C)
50th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
75th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1946
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
39.92°F
(4.40°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
50th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
74th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020
Ties: 1911, 1954, 1962

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