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Minimum Temperature Rankings, May 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1985
1-Month
48.97°F
(9.43°C)
47.44°F
(8.58°C)
1.53°F
(0.85°C)
106th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
23rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr–May 1985
2-Month
45.13°F
(7.29°C)
43.03°F
(6.13°C)
2.10°F
(1.16°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
6th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–May 1985
3-Month
40.77°F
(4.87°C)
38.68°F
(3.71°C)
2.09°F
(1.16°C)
118th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
11th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2012
Feb–May 1985
4-Month
35.58°F
(1.99°C)
34.71°F
(1.51°C)
0.87°F
(0.48°C)
94th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
35th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 2003
Jan–May 1985
5-Month
31.71°F
(-0.16°C)
31.73°F
(-0.15°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
58th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
71st Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1984–May 1985
6-Month
30.53°F
(-0.82°C)
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
0.32°F
(0.17°C)
73rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
55th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1914
Nov 1984–May 1985
7-Month
30.57°F
(-0.79°C)
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
0.29°F
(0.17°C)
75th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
53rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Oct 1984–May 1985
8-Month
32.12°F
(0.07°C)
31.67°F
(-0.18°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
79th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
49th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016, 2017
Sep 1984–May 1985
9-Month
34.14°F
(1.19°C)
33.93°F
(1.07°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
68th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
60th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Aug 1984–May 1985
10-Month
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
77th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
51st Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1908, 1919
Jul 1984–May 1985
11-Month
38.90°F
(3.83°C)
38.63°F
(3.68°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
78th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
50th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jun 1984–May 1985
12-Month
40.33°F
(4.63°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
78th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
50th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1957, 1972
Dec 1983–May 1985
18-Month
36.64°F
(2.58°C)
36.76°F
(2.64°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.06°C)
49th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
78th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jun 1983–May 1985
24-Month
40.26°F
(4.59°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
71st Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
56th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1997
Jun 1982–May 1985
36-Month
40.46°F
(4.70°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
84th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
42nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jun 1981–May 1985
48-Month
40.35°F
(4.64°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.35°F
(0.20°C)
81st Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
44th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Jun 1980–May 1985
60-Month
40.47°F
(4.71°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
85th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
39th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020
Ties: 1941

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