Climate at a Glance

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Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1897
1-Month
84.49°F
(29.16°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
-0.65°F
(-0.36°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1927
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2011
Ties: 1910, 1917
Jul–Aug 1897
2-Month
85.45°F
(29.69°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1992
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1936
Jun–Aug 1897
3-Month
83.94°F
(28.86°C)
84.39°F
(29.11°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1915
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1936
Ties: 2014
May–Aug 1897
4-Month
81.61°F
(27.56°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1915
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1934
Apr–Aug 1897
5-Month
77.97°F
(25.54°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1934
Ties: 1974
Mar–Aug 1897
6-Month
73.20°F
(22.89°C)
73.77°F
(23.21°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
29th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Feb–Aug 1897
7-Month
68.92°F
(20.51°C)
69.63°F
(20.91°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.40°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Jan–Aug 1897
8-Month
65.01°F
(18.34°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
-0.98°F
(-0.54°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Dec 1896–Aug 1897
9-Month
62.88°F
(17.16°C)
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
29th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Nov 1896–Aug 1897
10-Month
61.44°F
(16.36°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.50°C)
19th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Oct 1896–Aug 1897
11-Month
61.68°F
(16.49°C)
62.75°F
(17.08°C)
-1.07°F
(-0.59°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Sep 1896–Aug 1897
12-Month
62.81°F
(17.12°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-1.20°F
(-0.66°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Mar 1896–Aug 1897
18-Month
66.50°F
(19.17°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
-0.76°F
(-0.42°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1969
Sep 1895–Aug 1897
24-Month
63.35°F
(17.42°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.65°F
(-0.36°C)
21st Coolest Coolest to Date 1913
105th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017

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