Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1901
1-Month
55.45°F
(13.03°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
1.34°F
(0.75°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1925
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1963
Sep–Oct 1901
2-Month
59.35°F
(15.19°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 2002
Aug–Oct 1901
3-Month
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1976
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1947
Jul–Oct 1901
4-Month
67.04°F
(19.47°C)
66.18°F
(18.99°C)
0.86°F
(0.48°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1976
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 1998
Jun–Oct 1901
5-Month
67.31°F
(19.62°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Ties: 1994
May–Oct 1901
6-Month
66.29°F
(19.05°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.73°F
(0.41°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2018
Apr–Oct 1901
7-Month
63.88°F
(17.71°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.39°F
(0.22°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1901
8-Month
60.98°F
(16.10°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1914, 1930
Feb–Oct 1901
9-Month
57.52°F
(14.18°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Jan–Oct 1901
10-Month
54.93°F
(12.74°C)
54.98°F
(12.77°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912, 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Dec 1900–Oct 1901
11-Month
53.07°F
(11.71°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
0.11°F
(0.07°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1908
Nov 1900–Oct 1901
12-Month
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
May 1900–Oct 1901
18-Month
56.94°F
(13.86°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
0.40°F
(0.23°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Nov 1899–Oct 1901
24-Month
52.46°F
(11.37°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1913
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Nov 1898–Oct 1901
36-Month
51.72°F
(10.96°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Ties: 1972, 1973
Nov 1897–Oct 1901
48-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
90th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1978
Nov 1896–Oct 1901
60-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
92nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/