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Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1896
1-Month
64.11°F
(17.84°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
-2.69°F
(-1.49°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1925
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 1963
Sep–Oct 1896
2-Month
69.69°F
(20.94°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
-2.62°F
(-1.45°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1925
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 1963
Aug–Oct 1896
3-Month
74.92°F
(23.84°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
-1.66°F
(-0.93°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 1947
Ties: 1986
Jul–Oct 1896
4-Month
77.69°F
(25.38°C)
79.10°F
(26.17°C)
-1.41°F
(-0.79°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 1947
Jun–Oct 1896
5-Month
78.81°F
(26.01°C)
79.56°F
(26.42°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.41°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
97th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
May–Oct 1896
6-Month
78.13°F
(25.63°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
78th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Apr–Oct 1896
7-Month
76.17°F
(24.54°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
75th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Ties: 1986
Mar–Oct 1896
8-Month
72.82°F
(22.68°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
29th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 2012
Feb–Oct 1896
9-Month
69.91°F
(21.06°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
82nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Oct 1896
10-Month
67.06°F
(19.48°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
80th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1919, 2019
Dec 1895–Oct 1896
11-Month
64.79°F
(18.22°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
41st Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
85th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1895–Oct 1896
12-Month
63.56°F
(17.53°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
29th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
97th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1949
May 1895–Oct 1896
18-Month
68.25°F
(20.14°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
25th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
101st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1958

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