Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1987
1-Month
52.95°F
(11.64°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-1.16°F
(-0.64°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1925
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1963
Ties: 1952
Sep–Oct 1987
2-Month
59.10°F
(15.06°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.21°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2015
Aug–Oct 1987
3-Month
63.36°F
(17.42°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.19°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1947
Jul–Oct 1987
4-Month
65.84°F
(18.80°C)
66.18°F
(18.99°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1998
Jun–Oct 1987
5-Month
66.72°F
(19.29°C)
66.64°F
(19.24°C)
0.08°F
(0.05°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1941
May–Oct 1987
6-Month
66.09°F
(18.94°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Apr–Oct 1987
7-Month
64.30°F
(17.94°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934, 2012
Ties: 1991
Mar–Oct 1987
8-Month
61.58°F
(16.43°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
0.84°F
(0.46°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Feb–Oct 1987
9-Month
58.89°F
(14.94°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
1.14°F
(0.63°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Oct 1987
10-Month
56.15°F
(13.42°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912, 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 2003
Dec 1986–Oct 1987
11-Month
54.17°F
(12.32°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
1.21°F
(0.68°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Nov 1986–Oct 1987
12-Month
53.11°F
(11.73°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
May 1986–Oct 1987
18-Month
57.32°F
(14.07°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
0.78°F
(0.44°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1932
Nov 1985–Oct 1987
24-Month
52.90°F
(11.61°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Nov 1984–Oct 1987
36-Month
52.58°F
(11.43°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Nov 1983–Oct 1987
48-Month
52.27°F
(11.26°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1938
Nov 1982–Oct 1987
60-Month
52.34°F
(11.30°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/