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Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
23.32°F
(-4.82°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
3.57°F
(1.99°C)
108th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
21st Warmest
Warmest since:
2006
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
20.73°F
(-6.26°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
45th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
83rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2020
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
23.89°F
(-4.51°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
41st Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
87th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1985
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
28.63°F
(-1.87°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
56th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
72nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1948
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
33.09°F
(0.61°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
47th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
81st Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
37.28°F
(2.93°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
40th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
88th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
40.63°F
(4.79°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
36th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
92nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1961, 1965, 2001
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
42.42°F
(5.79°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
35th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
93rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
43.15°F
(6.19°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
47th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
81st Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
42.96°F
(6.09°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
69th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
59th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
41.97°F
(5.54°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
78th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
50th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1914
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
40.14°F
(4.52°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
64th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
64th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
39.28°F
(4.04°C)
39.22°F
(4.01°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
61st Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
66th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1908, 1915
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
40.15°F
(4.53°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
62nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
65th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
40.18°F
(4.54°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
68th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
58th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
40.28°F
(4.60°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.28°F
(0.16°C)
78th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
47th Warmest
Warmest since:
2019
Ties: 1923
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
40.36°F
(4.64°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
81st Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
43rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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