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Minimum Temperature Rankings, April 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2016
1-Month
40.80°F
(4.89°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
2.19°F
(1.22°C)
116th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
13th Warmest
Warmest since:
1981
Mar–Apr 2016
2-Month
38.16°F
(3.42°C)
34.30°F
(1.28°C)
3.86°F
(2.14°C)
127th Coolest
Coolest since:
1950
2nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Apr 2016
3-Month
34.81°F
(1.56°C)
30.48°F
(-0.84°C)
4.33°F
(2.40°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Apr 2016
4-Month
31.75°F
(-0.14°C)
27.79°F
(-2.34°C)
3.96°F
(2.20°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 2015–Apr 2016
5-Month
31.25°F
(-0.42°C)
26.76°F
(-2.91°C)
4.49°F
(2.49°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
2nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 2015–Apr 2016
6-Month
31.70°F
(-0.17°C)
27.42°F
(-2.54°C)
4.28°F
(2.37°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Oct 2015–Apr 2016
7-Month
33.66°F
(0.92°C)
29.43°F
(-1.43°C)
4.23°F
(2.35°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1899
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Sep 2015–Apr 2016
8-Month
36.42°F
(2.46°C)
32.24°F
(0.13°C)
4.18°F
(2.33°C)
127th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Aug 2015–Apr 2016
9-Month
39.05°F
(3.92°C)
35.22°F
(1.79°C)
3.83°F
(2.13°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Jul 2015–Apr 2016
10-Month
41.33°F
(5.18°C)
37.75°F
(3.19°C)
3.58°F
(1.99°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Jun 2015–Apr 2016
11-Month
42.94°F
(6.08°C)
39.37°F
(4.09°C)
3.57°F
(1.99°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
May 2015–Apr 2016
12-Month
43.46°F
(6.37°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
3.41°F
(1.90°C)
127th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2016
Nov 2014–Apr 2016
18-Month
38.67°F
(3.71°C)
35.83°F
(2.13°C)
2.84°F
(1.58°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
May 2014–Apr 2016
24-Month
42.56°F
(5.87°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
2.53°F
(1.41°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
May 2013–Apr 2016
36-Month
41.79°F
(5.44°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.77°F
(0.98°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
9th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
May 2012–Apr 2016
48-Month
41.67°F
(5.37°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.66°F
(0.92°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
8th Warmest
Warmest since:
2019
May 2011–Apr 2016
60-Month
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
1.89°F
(1.05°C)
118th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
6th Warmest
Warmest to Date
2020

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