Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1974
1-Month
53.89°F
(12.16°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1925
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1963
Ties: 1937, 2012
Sep–Oct 1974
2-Month
58.10°F
(14.50°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
-1.39°F
(-0.77°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1976
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Aug–Oct 1974
3-Month
62.17°F
(16.76°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
-1.52°F
(-0.85°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1976
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1947
Jul–Oct 1974
4-Month
65.15°F
(18.42°C)
66.18°F
(18.99°C)
-1.03°F
(-0.57°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1998
Ties: 1902, 1972
Jun–Oct 1974
5-Month
65.81°F
(18.78°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.46°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016
May–Oct 1974
6-Month
64.91°F
(18.28°C)
65.57°F
(18.65°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.37°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018
Apr–Oct 1974
7-Month
63.00°F
(17.22°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1974
8-Month
60.67°F
(15.93°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1942, 2009
Feb–Oct 1974
9-Month
57.79°F
(14.33°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Jan–Oct 1974
10-Month
55.11°F
(12.84°C)
54.98°F
(12.77°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912, 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Dec 1973–Oct 1974
11-Month
53.17°F
(11.76°C)
52.97°F
(11.65°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1925, 1989
Nov 1973–Oct 1974
12-Month
52.31°F
(11.28°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
May 1973–Oct 1974
18-Month
56.79°F
(13.77°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2016
Nov 1972–Oct 1974
24-Month
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Nov 1971–Oct 1974
36-Month
51.96°F
(11.09°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1928, 1958, 1985
Nov 1970–Oct 1974
48-Month
51.87°F
(11.04°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Ties: 1976
Nov 1969–Oct 1974
60-Month
51.82°F
(11.01°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1927, 1967

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