Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1970
1-Month
52.27°F
(11.26°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-1.84°F
(-1.02°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1925
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1963
Sep–Oct 1970
2-Month
58.43°F
(14.68°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
-1.06°F
(-0.59°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Aug–Oct 1970
3-Month
63.41°F
(17.45°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1947
Jul–Oct 1970
4-Month
66.05°F
(18.92°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.06°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1998
Ties: 1945
Jun–Oct 1970
5-Month
66.59°F
(19.22°C)
66.64°F
(19.24°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.02°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2016
Ties: 1926
May–Oct 1970
6-Month
65.67°F
(18.71°C)
65.57°F
(18.65°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1910, 1996
Apr–Oct 1970
7-Month
63.35°F
(17.42°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.07°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1970
8-Month
60.24°F
(15.69°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Oct 1970
9-Month
57.48°F
(14.16°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Jan–Oct 1970
10-Month
54.44°F
(12.47°C)
54.98°F
(12.77°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912, 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Dec 1969–Oct 1970
11-Month
52.54°F
(11.41°C)
52.97°F
(11.65°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Nov 1969–Oct 1970
12-Month
51.62°F
(10.90°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
May 1969–Oct 1970
18-Month
56.20°F
(13.44°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Nov 1968–Oct 1970
24-Month
51.40°F
(10.78°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.34°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1913
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Ties: 1920
Nov 1967–Oct 1970
36-Month
51.44°F
(10.80°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1912
Nov 1966–Oct 1970
48-Month
51.57°F
(10.87°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.24°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1951
Nov 1965–Oct 1970
60-Month
51.63°F
(10.91°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1920
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1904

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/