Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1968
1-Month
54.64°F
(12.58°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1925
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1963
Sep–Oct 1968
2-Month
59.27°F
(15.15°C)
59.48°F
(15.27°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Aug–Oct 1968
3-Month
63.04°F
(17.24°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
-0.65°F
(-0.37°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1976
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1947
Jul–Oct 1968
4-Month
65.50°F
(18.61°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1998
Jun–Oct 1968
5-Month
66.10°F
(18.94°C)
66.64°F
(19.24°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1912
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2016
Ties: 1957
May–Oct 1968
6-Month
64.78°F
(18.21°C)
65.57°F
(18.65°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Apr–Oct 1968
7-Month
62.75°F
(17.08°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
-0.74°F
(-0.41°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1968
8-Month
60.35°F
(15.75°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Feb–Oct 1968
9-Month
57.30°F
(14.06°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Jan–Oct 1968
10-Month
54.47°F
(12.48°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1912, 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Dec 1967–Oct 1968
11-Month
52.43°F
(11.35°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1928
Nov 1967–Oct 1968
12-Month
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.29°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
May 1967–Oct 1968
18-Month
55.84°F
(13.24°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Nov 1966–Oct 1968
24-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1913
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1897, 1962
Nov 1965–Oct 1968
36-Month
51.78°F
(10.99°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Nov 1964–Oct 1968
48-Month
51.63°F
(10.91°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1969
Nov 1963–Oct 1968
60-Month
51.60°F
(10.89°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1920
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/