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Minimum Temperature Rankings, April 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1896
1-Month
40.32°F
(4.62°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
1.71°F
(0.95°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1920
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 1981
Mar–Apr 1896
2-Month
33.47°F
(0.82°C)
34.30°F
(1.28°C)
-0.83°F
(-0.46°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1950
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 2012
Feb–Apr 1896
3-Month
30.15°F
(-1.03°C)
30.47°F
(-0.85°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1899
71st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2013
Jan–Apr 1896
4-Month
28.00°F
(-2.22°C)
27.80°F
(-2.33°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
61st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1919
Dec 1895–Apr 1896
5-Month
26.66°F
(-2.97°C)
26.76°F
(-2.91°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
54th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
73rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1895–Apr 1896
6-Month
26.93°F
(-2.82°C)
27.43°F
(-2.54°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
38th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
89th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1984
Oct 1895–Apr 1896
7-Month
28.39°F
(-2.01°C)
29.43°F
(-1.43°C)
-1.04°F
(-0.58°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1899
111th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 1895–Apr 1896
8-Month
31.38°F
(-0.34°C)
32.23°F
(0.13°C)
-0.85°F
(-0.47°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
109th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 1895–Apr 1896
9-Month
34.38°F
(1.32°C)
35.22°F
(1.79°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.47°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
109th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 1895–Apr 1896
10-Month
36.80°F
(2.67°C)
37.75°F
(3.19°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.52°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
117th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1895–Apr 1896
11-Month
38.42°F
(3.57°C)
39.37°F
(4.09°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.52°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
116th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
May 1895–Apr 1896
12-Month
39.14°F
(3.97°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.90°F
(-0.50°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
117th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016

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