Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1985
1-Month
54.30°F
(12.39°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1925
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1963
Sep–Oct 1985
2-Month
58.52°F
(14.73°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
-0.97°F
(-0.54°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1976
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2015
Aug–Oct 1985
3-Month
62.68°F
(17.04°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.57°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1947
Ties: 1895, 1908
Jul–Oct 1985
4-Month
65.53°F
(18.63°C)
66.18°F
(18.99°C)
-0.65°F
(-0.36°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1998
Jun–Oct 1985
5-Month
66.04°F
(18.91°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
May–Oct 1985
6-Month
65.38°F
(18.54°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1964
Apr–Oct 1985
7-Month
63.81°F
(17.67°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1934, 2012
Ties: 1897, 1958
Mar–Oct 1985
8-Month
61.27°F
(16.26°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1922, 2019
Feb–Oct 1985
9-Month
57.89°F
(14.38°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
0.14°F
(0.07°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1935, 1955
Jan–Oct 1985
10-Month
54.73°F
(12.63°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912, 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Dec 1984–Oct 1985
11-Month
52.90°F
(11.61°C)
52.97°F
(11.65°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Nov 1984–Oct 1985
12-Month
51.95°F
(11.08°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1967
May 1984–Oct 1985
18-Month
56.40°F
(13.56°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.07°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1948
Nov 1983–Oct 1985
24-Month
51.65°F
(10.92°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.20°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Nov 1982–Oct 1985
36-Month
51.96°F
(11.09°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1928, 1958, 1974
Nov 1981–Oct 1985
48-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1903
Nov 1980–Oct 1985
60-Month
52.08°F
(11.16°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1920
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1959

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