Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1896
1-Month
51.91°F
(11.06°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-2.20°F
(-1.22°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1925
113th Warmest Warmest to Date 1963
Sep–Oct 1896
2-Month
57.42°F
(14.12°C)
59.48°F
(15.27°C)
-2.06°F
(-1.15°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 2015
Aug–Oct 1896
3-Month
62.37°F
(16.87°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
-1.32°F
(-0.74°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1895 1947
Jul–Oct 1896
4-Month
65.20°F
(18.44°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
-0.97°F
(-0.54°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
116th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Jun–Oct 1896
5-Month
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
May–Oct 1896
6-Month
65.53°F
(18.63°C)
65.57°F
(18.65°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
74th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1995
Apr–Oct 1896
7-Month
63.64°F
(17.58°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.15°F
(0.09°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
67th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1896
8-Month
60.44°F
(15.80°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Oct 1896
9-Month
57.62°F
(14.23°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.08°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Oct 1896
10-Month
55.00°F
(12.78°C)
54.98°F
(12.77°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912, 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1895–Oct 1896
11-Month
52.89°F
(11.61°C)
52.97°F
(11.65°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
47th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
80th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1895–Oct 1896
12-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
37th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
90th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1897
May 1895–Oct 1896
18-Month
56.00°F
(13.33°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
24th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/