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Minimum Temperature Rankings, August 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1896
1-Month
59.13°F
(15.07°C)
59.06°F
(15.03°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1950
68th Warmest Warmest to Date 1983
Jul–Aug 1896
2-Month
60.24°F
(15.69°C)
59.80°F
(15.44°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1950
45th Warmest Warmest to Date 2011
Jun–Aug 1896
3-Month
59.00°F
(15.00°C)
58.41°F
(14.67°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1915
46th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1938
May–Aug 1896
4-Month
56.78°F
(13.77°C)
55.66°F
(13.14°C)
1.12°F
(0.63°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–Aug 1896
5-Month
53.49°F
(11.94°C)
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Mar–Aug 1896
6-Month
49.01°F
(9.45°C)
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
44th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1949, 2009
Feb–Aug 1896
7-Month
45.37°F
(7.43°C)
44.87°F
(7.15°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1931, 1941
Jan–Aug 1896
8-Month
42.39°F
(5.77°C)
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
0.66°F
(0.36°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
38th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1946
Dec 1895–Aug 1896
9-Month
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
45th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1895–Aug 1896
10-Month
38.87°F
(3.82°C)
38.72°F
(3.73°C)
0.15°F
(0.09°C)
70th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
57th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Oct 1895–Aug 1896
11-Month
38.71°F
(3.73°C)
38.96°F
(3.87°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
44th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 1895–Aug 1896
12-Month
39.85°F
(4.36°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
44th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1948
Mar 1895–Aug 1896
18-Month
42.45°F
(5.81°C)
42.87°F
(6.04°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
26th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
101st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016

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