Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1900
1-Month
56.35°F
(13.53°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
2.24°F
(1.25°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1925
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 1963
Sep–Oct 1900
2-Month
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
59.48°F
(15.27°C)
1.26°F
(0.70°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1976
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Aug–Oct 1900
3-Month
64.78°F
(18.21°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
1.09°F
(0.60°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1976
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 1947
Jul–Oct 1900
4-Month
66.87°F
(19.37°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
0.70°F
(0.39°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1976
34th Warmest Warmest to Date 1998
Jun–Oct 1900
5-Month
67.56°F
(19.76°C)
66.64°F
(19.24°C)
0.92°F
(0.52°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
May–Oct 1900
6-Month
66.59°F
(19.22°C)
65.57°F
(18.65°C)
1.02°F
(0.57°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1937, 2014
Apr–Oct 1900
7-Month
64.45°F
(18.03°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.96°F
(0.54°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1900
8-Month
61.55°F
(16.42°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Oct 1900
9-Month
58.13°F
(14.52°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
45th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Oct 1900
10-Month
55.73°F
(13.18°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912, 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1925
Dec 1899–Oct 1900
11-Month
53.53°F
(11.96°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
38th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1899–Oct 1900
12-Month
52.82°F
(11.57°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
29th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2011
May 1899–Oct 1900
18-Month
57.00°F
(13.89°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
0.46°F
(0.26°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1941, 2014
Nov 1898–Oct 1900
24-Month
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1913
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1966
Nov 1897–Oct 1900
36-Month
51.62°F
(10.90°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Ties: 1929
Nov 1896–Oct 1900
48-Month
51.65°F
(10.92°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
97th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Nov 1895–Oct 1900
60-Month
51.67°F
(10.93°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
27th Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/