Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1981
1-Month
52.32°F
(11.29°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-1.79°F
(-0.99°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1925
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1963
Ties: 1932
Sep–Oct 1981
2-Month
58.62°F
(14.79°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
-0.87°F
(-0.48°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Aug–Oct 1981
3-Month
63.11°F
(17.28°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.33°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1947
Jul–Oct 1981
4-Month
65.82°F
(18.79°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1998
Ties: 1966
Jun–Oct 1981
5-Month
66.62°F
(19.23°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1911
May–Oct 1981
6-Month
65.35°F
(18.53°C)
65.57°F
(18.65°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Apr–Oct 1981
7-Month
63.89°F
(17.72°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.40°F
(0.23°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934, 2012
Ties: 1959
Mar–Oct 1981
8-Month
61.26°F
(16.26°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Oct 1981
9-Month
58.52°F
(14.73°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
0.77°F
(0.42°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Oct 1981
10-Month
55.91°F
(13.28°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
0.92°F
(0.51°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912, 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1939
Dec 1980–Oct 1981
11-Month
54.02°F
(12.23°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1980–Oct 1981
12-Month
53.05°F
(11.69°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.02°F
(0.56°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
May 1980–Oct 1981
18-Month
57.39°F
(14.11°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
0.85°F
(0.48°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Nov 1979–Oct 1981
24-Month
52.65°F
(11.47°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.64°F
(0.35°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Nov 1978–Oct 1981
36-Month
51.93°F
(11.07°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Nov 1977–Oct 1981
48-Month
51.81°F
(11.01°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Nov 1976–Oct 1981
60-Month
51.85°F
(11.03°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/