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Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1950
1-Month
56.50°F
(13.61°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
-2.56°F
(-1.42°C)
1st Coolest
Coolest since:
1950
128th Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
Jul–Aug 1950
2-Month
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
59.80°F
(15.44°C)
-2.15°F
(-1.19°C)
1st Coolest
Coolest since:
1950
128th Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
Jun–Aug 1950
3-Month
56.67°F
(13.71°C)
58.41°F
(14.67°C)
-1.74°F
(-0.96°C)
2nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
127th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
May–Aug 1950
4-Month
54.16°F
(12.31°C)
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
-1.51°F
(-0.84°C)
5th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
124th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr–Aug 1950
5-Month
50.55°F
(10.31°C)
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
-1.70°F
(-0.94°C)
3rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
126th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–Aug 1950
6-Month
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
-1.89°F
(-1.05°C)
2nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
127th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Aug 1950
7-Month
43.42°F
(6.34°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
-1.45°F
(-0.81°C)
5th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
124th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Aug 1950
8-Month
40.43°F
(4.68°C)
41.72°F
(5.40°C)
-1.29°F
(-0.72°C)
9th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
120th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1949–Aug 1950
9-Month
38.43°F
(3.57°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
-1.18°F
(-0.66°C)
8th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
120th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 1949–Aug 1950
10-Month
37.80°F
(3.22°C)
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
-0.92°F
(-0.51°C)
8th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
120th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Oct 1949–Aug 1950
11-Month
38.19°F
(3.44°C)
38.97°F
(3.87°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
13th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
115th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Sep 1949–Aug 1950
12-Month
39.20°F
(4.00°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.47°C)
11th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
117th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Mar 1949–Aug 1950
18-Month
42.47°F
(5.82°C)
42.87°F
(6.04°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
29th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
99th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Sep 1948–Aug 1950
24-Month
39.43°F
(4.13°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
12th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
115th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Sep 1947–Aug 1950
36-Month
39.57°F
(4.21°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
17th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
109th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Sep 1946–Aug 1950
48-Month
39.65°F
(4.25°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
22nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
103rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1970, 1978
Sep 1945–Aug 1950
60-Month
39.76°F
(4.31°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
32nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
92nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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