Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1971
1-Month
55.08°F
(12.82°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
0.97°F
(0.54°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1925
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1963
Ties: 1928
Sep–Oct 1971
2-Month
59.71°F
(15.39°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Aug–Oct 1971
3-Month
63.81°F
(17.67°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
0.12°F
(0.06°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1947
Jul–Oct 1971
4-Month
65.94°F
(18.86°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.12°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2021
Jun–Oct 1971
5-Month
66.64°F
(19.24°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2021
May–Oct 1971
6-Month
65.25°F
(18.47°C)
65.57°F
(18.65°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Apr–Oct 1971
7-Month
63.11°F
(17.28°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1971
8-Month
60.18°F
(15.66°C)
60.75°F
(15.97°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.31°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1984
Feb–Oct 1971
9-Month
57.21°F
(14.01°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Jan–Oct 1971
10-Month
54.43°F
(12.46°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912, 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Dec 1970–Oct 1971
11-Month
52.53°F
(11.41°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.23°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1966
Nov 1970–Oct 1971
12-Month
51.60°F
(10.89°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
May 1970–Oct 1971
18-Month
56.29°F
(13.49°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Nov 1969–Oct 1971
24-Month
51.61°F
(10.89°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1913
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Nov 1968–Oct 1971
36-Month
51.47°F
(10.82°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Nov 1967–Oct 1971
48-Month
51.48°F
(10.82°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.29°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Nov 1966–Oct 1971
60-Month
51.58°F
(10.88°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1920
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/