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Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1898
1-Month
18.41°F
(-7.55°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
-4.19°F
(-2.33°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1909
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
22.85°F
(-5.08°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
-3.79°F
(-2.10°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
28.41°F
(-1.99°C)
31.56°F
(-0.24°C)
-3.15°F
(-1.75°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Ties: 1916
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
34.37°F
(1.32°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
-2.28°F
(-1.26°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
39.49°F
(4.16°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
-1.64°F
(-0.91°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
42.96°F
(6.09°C)
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
-1.40°F
(-0.78°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
44.92°F
(7.18°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
-1.05°F
(-0.58°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
45.28°F
(7.38°C)
46.16°F
(7.87°C)
-0.88°F
(-0.49°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
44.48°F
(6.93°C)
45.32°F
(7.40°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.47°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
43.00°F
(6.11°C)
43.78°F
(6.54°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
41.27°F
(5.15°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2016
Ties: 1967
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
39.55°F
(4.19°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.28°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2016
Ties: 1985
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
41.04°F
(5.02°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
21st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2016
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
39.63°F
(4.24°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2017
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
39.83°F
(4.35°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1918
78th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
39.40°F
(4.11°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.35°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1919
115th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

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