Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1986
1-Month
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.05°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1925
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1963
Sep–Oct 1986
2-Month
58.86°F
(14.92°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2015
Ties: 1924
Aug–Oct 1986
3-Month
63.15°F
(17.31°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1947
Jul–Oct 1986
4-Month
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2021
Jun–Oct 1986
5-Month
66.67°F
(19.26°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2021
Ties: 1948, 1949
May–Oct 1986
6-Month
65.74°F
(18.74°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Apr–Oct 1986
7-Month
63.90°F
(17.72°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1986
8-Month
61.69°F
(16.49°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
0.95°F
(0.52°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Oct 1986
9-Month
58.82°F
(14.90°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
1.07°F
(0.59°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2011
Jan–Oct 1986
10-Month
56.40°F
(13.56°C)
54.98°F
(12.77°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912, 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1931, 1938
Dec 1985–Oct 1986
11-Month
53.89°F
(12.16°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
0.93°F
(0.52°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Nov 1985–Oct 1986
12-Month
52.70°F
(11.50°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
May 1985–Oct 1986
18-Month
56.92°F
(13.84°C)
56.53°F
(13.63°C)
0.39°F
(0.21°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1955
Nov 1984–Oct 1986
24-Month
52.32°F
(11.29°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1913
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Nov 1983–Oct 1986
36-Month
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Nov 1982–Oct 1986
48-Month
52.14°F
(11.19°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Nov 1981–Oct 1986
60-Month
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1920
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/