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Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
61.07°F
(16.15°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
2.01°F
(1.12°C)
116th Coolest
Coolest since:
1950
13th Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
Ties: 1937
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
61.98°F
(16.66°C)
59.80°F
(15.44°C)
2.18°F
(1.22°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1950
6th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2022
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
59.95°F
(15.53°C)
58.40°F
(14.67°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
113th Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
16th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
57.41°F
(14.12°C)
55.67°F
(13.15°C)
1.74°F
(0.97°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
12th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
53.66°F
(12.03°C)
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
1.41°F
(0.78°C)
113th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
16th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
49.86°F
(9.92°C)
48.55°F
(9.19°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
110th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
19th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1977
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
46.96°F
(8.31°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
2.09°F
(1.16°C)
122nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
7th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
44.30°F
(6.83°C)
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
2.57°F
(1.42°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
6th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2012
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
42.15°F
(5.64°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
2.54°F
(1.41°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
5th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2012
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
41.02°F
(5.01°C)
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
2.30°F
(1.28°C)
121st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
7th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
41.07°F
(5.04°C)
38.96°F
(3.87°C)
2.11°F
(1.17°C)
122nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
6th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
42.14°F
(5.63°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
2.10°F
(1.16°C)
121st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
7th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
44.24°F
(6.80°C)
42.87°F
(6.04°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
109th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
19th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
41.21°F
(5.12°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
1.18°F
(0.66°C)
107th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
20th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
40.85°F
(4.92°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
99th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
27th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
41.01°F
(5.01°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.00°F
(0.56°C)
102nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
23rd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2018
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
40.82°F
(4.90°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.82°F
(0.46°C)
97th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
27th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020

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