Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1898
1-Month
51.49°F
(10.83°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-2.62°F
(-1.45°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1925
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1963
Sep–Oct 1898
2-Month
58.48°F
(14.71°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1976
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Aug–Oct 1898
3-Month
63.23°F
(17.35°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1976
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1947
Jul–Oct 1898
4-Month
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1998
Ties: 1906
Jun–Oct 1898
5-Month
66.46°F
(19.14°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2016
May–Oct 1898
6-Month
65.37°F
(18.54°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2018
Apr–Oct 1898
7-Month
63.29°F
(17.38°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1898
8-Month
60.51°F
(15.84°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Ties: 1983
Feb–Oct 1898
9-Month
57.72°F
(14.29°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Oct 1898
10-Month
55.01°F
(12.78°C)
54.98°F
(12.77°C)
0.03°F
(0.01°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912, 1917
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1897–Oct 1898
11-Month
52.81°F
(11.56°C)
52.97°F
(11.65°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Nov 1897–Oct 1898
12-Month
51.82°F
(11.01°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
84th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1936
May 1897–Oct 1898
18-Month
56.52°F
(13.62°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
71st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1994
Nov 1896–Oct 1898
24-Month
51.78°F
(10.99°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1913
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1961
Nov 1895–Oct 1898
36-Month
51.77°F
(10.98°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
37th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
87th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/