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Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
60.46°F
(15.81°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
1.40°F
(0.78°C)
107th Coolest
Coolest since:
1950
22nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
Ties: 2005
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
60.92°F
(16.07°C)
59.80°F
(15.44°C)
1.12°F
(0.63°C)
102nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1950
27th Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
59.51°F
(15.28°C)
58.41°F
(14.67°C)
1.10°F
(0.61°C)
107th Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
22nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Ties: 1937
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
0.84°F
(0.47°C)
97th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
32nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
52.87°F
(11.59°C)
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
0.62°F
(0.34°C)
91st Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
38th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
49.04°F
(9.47°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
87th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
42nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
45.14°F
(7.30°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
74th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
55th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
41.68°F
(5.38°C)
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
57th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
72nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
39.84°F
(4.36°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
72nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
56th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
39.17°F
(3.98°C)
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
85th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
43rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 2001
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
39.16°F
(3.98°C)
38.97°F
(3.87°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
71st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
57th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
40.21°F
(4.56°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
70th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
58th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
43.37°F
(6.32°C)
42.87°F
(6.04°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
87th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
41st Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
40.88°F
(4.93°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.84°F
(0.46°C)
100th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
27th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
40.90°F
(4.94°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.88°F
(0.48°C)
102nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
24th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
40.69°F
(4.83°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
92nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
33rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
40.58°F
(4.77°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.58°F
(0.33°C)
88th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
36th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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