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Minimum Temperature Rankings, September 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1972
1-Month
52.23°F
(11.24°C)
51.90°F
(11.06°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
66th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
63rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2019
Ties: 1898
Aug–Sep 1972
2-Month
55.59°F
(13.11°C)
55.48°F
(13.04°C)
0.11°F
(0.07°C)
63rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1974
66th Warmest
Warmest since:
2019
Jul–Sep 1972
3-Month
56.86°F
(13.81°C)
57.16°F
(13.98°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
39th Coolest
Coolest since:
1924
90th Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
Jun–Sep 1972
4-Month
56.48°F
(13.60°C)
56.78°F
(13.77°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
37th Coolest
Coolest since:
1903
92nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
May–Sep 1972
5-Month
54.70°F
(12.61°C)
54.91°F
(12.73°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
38th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907, 1924
91st Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr–Sep 1972
6-Month
51.94°F
(11.08°C)
52.20°F
(11.22°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
40th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
89th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Mar–Sep 1972
7-Month
49.01°F
(9.45°C)
49.02°F
(9.46°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
54th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
75th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Sep 1972
8-Month
45.61°F
(7.56°C)
45.75°F
(7.64°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
49th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
80th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Sep 1972
9-Month
42.64°F
(5.91°C)
42.85°F
(6.03°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
48th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
81st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1971–Sep 1972
10-Month
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
40.84°F
(4.91°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
59th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
69th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1933
Nov 1971–Sep 1972
11-Month
39.96°F
(4.42°C)
39.91°F
(4.39°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
66th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
62nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Oct 1971–Sep 1972
12-Month
40.26°F
(4.59°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
71st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
57th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Apr 1971–Sep 1972
18-Month
44.01°F
(6.67°C)
44.09°F
(6.72°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
51st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
77th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1945
Oct 1970–Sep 1972
24-Month
39.81°F
(4.34°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
41st Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
86th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Oct 1969–Sep 1972
36-Month
39.75°F
(4.31°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
36th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
90th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017, 2018
Ties: 1903, 1929
Oct 1968–Sep 1972
48-Month
39.75°F
(4.31°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
35th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
90th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Oct 1967–Sep 1972
60-Month
39.69°F
(4.27°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
25th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
99th Warmest
Warmest since:
2019, 2020
Ties: 1900, 1953

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