# Sort command #6 HackerRank Solution

#### ByBrokenprogrammers

Dec 11, 2022

Hello Programmers, In this post, you will know how to solve the Sort command #6 HackerRank Solution. This problem is a part of the HackerRank Linux Shell Series.

One more thing to add, don’t directly look for the solutions, first try to solve the problems of Hackerrank by yourself. If you find any difficulty after trying several times, then you can look for solutions.

### Problem

You are given a file of tab separated weather data (TSV). There is no header column in this data file.
The first five columns of this data are: (a) the name of the city (b) the average monthly temperature in Jan (in Fahreneit). (c) the average monthly temperature in April (in Fahreneit). (d) the average monthly temperature in July (in Fahreneit). (e) the average monthly temperature in October (in Fahreneit).

You need to sort this file in ascending order of the second column (i.e. the average monthly temperature in January).

### Input Format

A text file with multiple lines of tab separated data. The first five fields have been explained above

### Output Format

Sort the data in ascending order of the average monthly temperature in January.

Sample Input

Albany, N.Y. 22.2 46.6 71.1 49.3 38.60 136 64.4 57
Albuquerque, N.M. 35.7 55.6 78.5 57.3 9.47 60 11.0 64
Anchorage, Alaska 15.8 36.3 58.4 34.1 16.08 115 70.8 39 / 60
Asheville, N.C. 35.8 54.1 73.0 55.2 47.07 126 15.3 39
Atlanta, Ga. 42.7 61.6 80.0 62.8 50.20 115 2.1 69 / 65
Atlantic City, N.J. 32.1 50.6 75.3 55.1 40.59 113 16.2 60 / 54
Austin, Texas 50.2 68.3 84.2 70.6 33.65 85 0.9 62 / 58
Baltimore, Md. 32.3 53.2 76.5 55.4 41.94 115 21.5 53
Baton Rouge, La. 50.1 66.6 81.7 68.1 63.08 110 0.2 52 / 46
Billings, Mont. 24.0 46.1 72.0 48.1 14.77 96 56.9 69
Birmingham, Ala. 42.6 61.3 80.2 62.9 53.99 117 1.5 60
Bismarck, N.D. 10.2 43.3 70.4 45.2 16.84 96 44.3 64
Boise, Idaho 30.2 50.6 74.7 52.8 12.19 89 20.6 64
Boston, Mass. 29.3 48.3 73.9 54.1 42.53 127 42.8 52 / 66
Bridgeport, Conn. 29.9 48.9 74.0 54.7 44.15 119 26.2 55 / 49

Sample Output

Bismarck, N.D. 10.2 43.3 70.4 45.2 16.84 96 44.3 64
Anchorage, Alaska 15.8 36.3 58.4 34.1 16.08 115 70.8 39 / 60
Albany, N.Y. 22.2 46.6 71.1 49.3 38.60 136 64.4 57
Billings, Mont. 24.0 46.1 72.0 48.1 14.77 96 56.9 69
Boston, Mass. 29.3 48.3 73.9 54.1 42.53 127 42.8 52 / 66
Bridgeport, Conn. 29.9 48.9 74.0 54.7 44.15 119 26.2 55 / 49
Boise, Idaho 30.2 50.6 74.7 52.8 12.19 89 20.6 64
Atlantic City, N.J. 32.1 50.6 75.3 55.1 40.59 113 16.2 60 / 54
Baltimore, Md. 32.3 53.2 76.5 55.4 41.94 115 21.5 53
Albuquerque, N.M. 35.7 55.6 78.5 57.3 9.47 60 11.0 64
Asheville, N.C. 35.8 54.1 73.0 55.2 47.07 126 15.3 39
Birmingham, Ala. 42.6 61.3 80.2 62.9 53.99 117 1.5 60
Atlanta, Ga. 42.7 61.6 80.0 62.8 50.20 115 2.1 69 / 65
Baton Rouge, La. 50.1 66.6 81.7 68.1 63.08 110 0.2 52 / 46
Austin, Texas 50.2 68.3 84.2 70.6 33.65 85 0.9 62 / 58

Explanation

The data has been sorted in ascending order of the average monthly temperature in January (i.e, the second column).

Explanation 0

The data has been sorted in descending order of the average monthly temperature in January (i.e, the second column).

### Sort command #6 HackerRank Solutions

```#The data has been sorted in ascending order of the average monthly temperature in January (i.e, the second column) in a tsv file
sort -n -k2 -t\$'\t'```

Note: This problem (‘Sort’ command #6) is generated by HackerRank but the Solution is Provided by  BrokenProgrammers. This tutorial is only for Educational and Learning purposes.