Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
56.08°F
(13.38°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
1.97°F
(1.10°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1925
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1963
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
60.72°F
(15.96°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
1.23°F
(0.69°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
64.52°F
(18.07°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1947
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
66.93°F
(19.41°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
0.76°F
(0.43°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1998
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
67.46°F
(19.70°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
66.36°F
(19.09°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.80°F
(0.45°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1956
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
64.06°F
(17.81°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
61.24°F
(16.24°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
0.50°F
(0.27°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1925
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
58.20°F
(14.56°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
54.76°F
(12.64°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912, 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1984
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
53.21°F
(11.78°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
52.30°F
(11.28°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
57.15°F
(13.97°C)
56.53°F
(13.63°C)
0.62°F
(0.34°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
52.54°F
(11.41°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1913
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
52.73°F
(11.52°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.73°F
(0.41°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
52.45°F
(11.36°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.46°F
(0.25°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
52.33°F
(11.29°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.34°F
(0.18°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1920
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/