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Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1898
1-Month
85.50°F
(29.72°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1927
57th Warmest Warmest to Date 2011
Jul–Aug 1898
2-Month
85.88°F
(29.93°C)
85.91°F
(29.95°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1992
72nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1936
Ties: 1951, 1978
Jun–Aug 1898
3-Month
84.57°F
(29.21°C)
84.38°F
(29.10°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1915
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1936
Ties: 1926, 1973, 1987
May–Aug 1898
4-Month
81.44°F
(27.47°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1915
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1934
Ties: 1929
Apr–Aug 1898
5-Month
77.86°F
(25.48°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1934
Ties: 1999
Mar–Aug 1898
6-Month
73.61°F
(23.12°C)
73.77°F
(23.21°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Feb–Aug 1898
7-Month
69.78°F
(20.99°C)
69.64°F
(20.91°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1955
Jan–Aug 1898
8-Month
66.15°F
(18.97°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Dec 1897–Aug 1898
9-Month
63.31°F
(17.39°C)
63.41°F
(17.45°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Nov 1897–Aug 1898
10-Month
62.21°F
(16.78°C)
62.35°F
(16.86°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Oct 1897–Aug 1898
11-Month
62.71°F
(17.06°C)
62.75°F
(17.08°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1916, 2001
Sep 1897–Aug 1898
12-Month
64.15°F
(17.86°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
61st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Mar 1897–Aug 1898
18-Month
67.17°F
(19.54°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1899
75th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1910
Sep 1896–Aug 1898
24-Month
63.48°F
(17.49°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.28°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1913
100th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 1895–Aug 1898
36-Month
63.62°F
(17.57°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
30th Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
95th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/