Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1973
1-Month
56.07°F
(13.37°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1925
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1963
Sep–Oct 1973
2-Month
60.24°F
(15.69°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
0.75°F
(0.42°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Aug–Oct 1973
3-Month
64.36°F
(17.98°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1947
Jul–Oct 1973
4-Month
66.58°F
(19.21°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1998
Ties: 1999
Jun–Oct 1973
5-Month
67.06°F
(19.48°C)
66.64°F
(19.24°C)
0.42°F
(0.24°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2016
May–Oct 1973
6-Month
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 2008
Apr–Oct 1973
7-Month
63.34°F
(17.41°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1973
8-Month
60.96°F
(16.09°C)
60.75°F
(15.97°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Feb–Oct 1973
9-Month
57.91°F
(14.39°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
0.16°F
(0.08°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1959
Jan–Oct 1973
10-Month
55.08°F
(12.82°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912, 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1961
Dec 1972–Oct 1973
11-Month
52.79°F
(11.55°C)
52.97°F
(11.65°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Nov 1972–Oct 1973
12-Month
51.63°F
(10.91°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.21°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
May 1972–Oct 1973
18-Month
56.05°F
(13.36°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Nov 1971–Oct 1973
24-Month
51.79°F
(10.99°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1913
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1925
Nov 1970–Oct 1973
36-Month
51.72°F
(10.96°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1901, 1972
Nov 1969–Oct 1973
48-Month
51.70°F
(10.94°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.17°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Nov 1968–Oct 1973
60-Month
51.59°F
(10.88°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1920
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018

Citing This Page

  • 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/