Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1956
1-Month
56.16°F
(13.42°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
2.05°F
(1.14°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1925
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1963
Sep–Oct 1956
2-Month
60.63°F
(15.91°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
1.14°F
(0.64°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Aug–Oct 1956
3-Month
64.32°F
(17.96°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1976
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1947
Jul–Oct 1956
4-Month
66.50°F
(19.17°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
0.33°F
(0.19°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1976
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1998
Jun–Oct 1956
5-Month
67.27°F
(19.59°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
0.64°F
(0.35°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
May–Oct 1956
6-Month
66.36°F
(19.09°C)
65.57°F
(18.65°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1940
Apr–Oct 1956
7-Month
63.93°F
(17.74°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1956
8-Month
61.03°F
(16.13°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–Oct 1956
9-Month
57.84°F
(14.36°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jan–Oct 1956
10-Month
55.15°F
(12.86°C)
54.98°F
(12.77°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912, 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1930
Dec 1955–Oct 1956
11-Month
53.02°F
(11.68°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
0.06°F
(0.04°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Nov 1955–Oct 1956
12-Month
51.79°F
(10.99°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
May 1955–Oct 1956
18-Month
56.59°F
(13.66°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1964
Nov 1954–Oct 1956
24-Month
52.08°F
(11.16°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.06°F
(0.04°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Nov 1953–Oct 1956
36-Month
52.48°F
(11.38°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1932
Nov 1952–Oct 1956
48-Month
52.62°F
(11.46°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.62°F
(0.35°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Nov 1951–Oct 1956
60-Month
52.48°F
(11.38°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1920
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1937

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 13, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/