THE YEAR 1998 IN REVIEW AT CLEVELAND HOPKINS AIRPORT...
TEMPERATURES: AVERAGE HIGH 61.7 WHICH IS 3.0 ABOVE NORMAL AVERAGE LOW 45.2 4.7 ABOVE NORMAL AVERAGE 53.5 3.9 ABOVE NORMAL WARMEST 94 ON JUN 25 COLDEST 12 ON JAN 1 RECORD HIGHS 80 MARCH 27 RECORD LOWS 46 ON AUG 20 77 MARCH 31 RECORD HIGH MIN ON MAR 27TH WAS 64 DEGREES 91 SEP 26 71 NOV 11 70 DEC 6 67 DEC 7 PRECIPITATION: TOTAL 32.82 INCHES WHICH IS 3.81 INCHES BELOW NORMAL PEAK WIND: 57 MPH FROM THE WEST ON JUNE 12TH HIGHLIGHTS.... THE WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 53.5. THE PREVIOUS WARMEST YEAR WAS 1931 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 53.4 WARMEST FEBRUARY WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 37.6 DEGREES. THE PREVIOUS WARMEST FEBRUARY WAS IN 1930 WITH AN AVERAGE OF 37.5 DEGREES. THE FIFTH WARMEST MAY ON RECORD WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 64.4 DEGREES. THE WARMEST MAY WAS IN 1991 WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 66.9 DEGREES. THE LEAST SNOWIEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD WITH ONLY 0.2 INCHES RECORDED. FOURTH WARMEST WINTER SEASON WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 35.4 DEGREES. SECOND WETTEST APRIL ON RECORD WITH 6.07 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION. NINTH DRIEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD WITH 1.20 INCHES OF RAINFALL.