You remember HADCET (Central England Temperature)? Longest temperature record in existence!.
HADCET April 2016 was tied for 217th warmest out of 354.
The barplot is the April’s since 1659. The temperature is the anomaly from the 1659 to 2016 average.
The yellow bars are the years warmer than February 2016. Green bars indicate a tie with February 2016. Click twice for bigger.
HADCET only goes back to 1878 for MIN and MAX. Here are those graphs.