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Minimum Temperature Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
36.61°F
(2.56°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
-2.00°F
(-1.11°C)
12th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
117th Warmest
Warmest since:
1981
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
32.30°F
(0.17°C)
34.29°F
(1.27°C)
-1.99°F
(-1.10°C)
13th Coolest
Coolest since:
1950
116th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1899
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
30.47°F
(-0.85°C)
-1.83°F
(-1.02°C)
12th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
117th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
26.70°F
(-2.94°C)
27.79°F
(-2.34°C)
-1.09°F
(-0.60°C)
31st Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
98th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
25.67°F
(-3.52°C)
26.77°F
(-2.91°C)
-1.10°F
(-0.61°C)
21st Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
107th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
25.85°F
(-3.42°C)
27.43°F
(-2.54°C)
-1.58°F
(-0.88°C)
11th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
117th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
28.06°F
(-2.19°C)
29.43°F
(-1.43°C)
-1.37°F
(-0.76°C)
11th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
117th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
31.07°F
(-0.52°C)
32.23°F
(0.13°C)
-1.16°F
(-0.65°C)
13th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
115th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
34.34°F
(1.30°C)
35.21°F
(1.78°C)
-0.87°F
(-0.48°C)
14th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
114th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1937
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
37.07°F
(2.82°C)
37.74°F
(3.19°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
20th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
108th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
38.58°F
(3.66°C)
39.37°F
(4.09°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.43°C)
14th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
114th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
39.39°F
(4.11°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.65°F
(-0.36°C)
20th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
108th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1949
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
35.29°F
(1.83°C)
35.83°F
(2.13°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
22nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
105th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1925
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
31st Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
96th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1971
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
40.06°F
(4.48°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
62nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
64th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1947
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
40.16°F
(4.53°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
69th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
56th Warmest
Warmest since:
2019
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
62nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
62nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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