Climate at a Glance

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Minimum Temperature Rankings, April 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1897
1-Month
38.88°F
(3.82°C)
38.61°F
(3.67°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
68th Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1981
Mar–Apr 1897
2-Month
33.58°F
(0.88°C)
34.30°F
(1.28°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1950
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 2012
Feb–Apr 1897
3-Month
30.21°F
(-0.99°C)
30.47°F
(-0.85°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
68th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Apr 1897
4-Month
27.33°F
(-2.59°C)
27.80°F
(-2.33°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1902
Dec 1896–Apr 1897
5-Month
26.92°F
(-2.82°C)
26.76°F
(-2.91°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
65th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2001
Nov 1896–Apr 1897
6-Month
27.13°F
(-2.71°C)
27.42°F
(-2.54°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.17°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Oct 1896–Apr 1897
7-Month
28.93°F
(-1.71°C)
29.43°F
(-1.43°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 1896–Apr 1897
8-Month
31.63°F
(-0.21°C)
32.23°F
(0.13°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.34°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 1896–Apr 1897
9-Month
34.69°F
(1.49°C)
35.21°F
(1.78°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
100th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1952
Jul 1896–Apr 1897
10-Month
37.35°F
(2.97°C)
37.74°F
(3.19°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
96th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1963
Jun 1896–Apr 1897
11-Month
39.10°F
(3.94°C)
39.37°F
(4.09°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1910, 1943
May 1896–Apr 1897
12-Month
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.01°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
69th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Nov 1895–Apr 1897
18-Month
35.65°F
(2.03°C)
35.82°F
(2.12°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
45th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
81st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1902
May 1895–Apr 1897
24-Month
39.58°F
(4.21°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
25th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
101st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017

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