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Minimum Temperature Rankings, February 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 2016
1-Month
28.11°F
(-2.16°C)
22.82°F
(-5.10°C)
5.29°F
(2.94°C)
121st Coolest
Coolest since:
1936
8th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jan–Feb 2016
2-Month
25.35°F
(-3.69°C)
21.28°F
(-5.96°C)
4.07°F
(2.27°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1979
12th Warmest
Warmest since:
1998
Dec 2015–Feb 2016
3-Month
26.65°F
(-2.97°C)
21.74°F
(-5.70°C)
4.91°F
(2.73°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1979
2nd Warmest
Warmest since:
1998
Nov 2015–Feb 2016
4-Month
28.48°F
(-1.96°C)
23.98°F
(-4.46°C)
4.50°F
(2.50°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Oct 2015–Feb 2016
5-Month
31.86°F
(-0.08°C)
27.48°F
(-2.51°C)
4.38°F
(2.43°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Sep 2015–Feb 2016
6-Month
35.84°F
(2.13°C)
31.55°F
(-0.25°C)
4.29°F
(2.38°C)
127th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Aug 2015–Feb 2016
7-Month
39.30°F
(4.06°C)
35.47°F
(1.93°C)
3.83°F
(2.13°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Jul 2015–Feb 2016
8-Month
42.12°F
(5.62°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
3.51°F
(1.95°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Jun 2015–Feb 2016
9-Month
44.00°F
(6.67°C)
40.49°F
(4.72°C)
3.51°F
(1.95°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1977
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
May 2015–Feb 2016
10-Month
44.51°F
(6.95°C)
41.19°F
(5.11°C)
3.32°F
(1.84°C)
127th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016, 2017
Ties: 2017
Apr 2015–Feb 2016
11-Month
44.16°F
(6.76°C)
40.96°F
(4.98°C)
3.20°F
(1.78°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Mar 2015–Feb 2016
12-Month
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
3.19°F
(1.77°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Sep 2014–Feb 2016
18-Month
39.91°F
(4.39°C)
37.20°F
(2.89°C)
2.71°F
(1.50°C)
124th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
3rd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Mar 2014–Feb 2016
24-Month
42.17°F
(5.65°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
2.14°F
(1.19°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
4th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Mar 2013–Feb 2016
36-Month
41.52°F
(5.29°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.50°F
(0.83°C)
112th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
14th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Mar 2012–Feb 2016
48-Month
41.74°F
(5.41°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.73°F
(0.96°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
8th Warmest
Warmest since:
2019
Mar 2011–Feb 2016
60-Month
41.80°F
(5.44°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
1.81°F
(1.00°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
7th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2020

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