Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1989
1-Month
54.34°F
(12.41°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1925
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1963
Sep–Oct 1989
2-Month
59.21°F
(15.12°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Aug–Oct 1989
3-Month
63.24°F
(17.36°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1947
Jul–Oct 1989
4-Month
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1998
Ties: 1942
Jun–Oct 1989
5-Month
66.42°F
(19.12°C)
66.64°F
(19.24°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2016
May–Oct 1989
6-Month
65.43°F
(18.57°C)
65.57°F
(18.65°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2018
Apr–Oct 1989
7-Month
63.63°F
(17.57°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1989
8-Month
61.01°F
(16.12°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Feb–Oct 1989
9-Month
57.47°F
(14.15°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1948
Jan–Oct 1989
10-Month
55.14°F
(12.86°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
0.15°F
(0.09°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912, 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Dec 1988–Oct 1989
11-Month
53.17°F
(11.76°C)
52.97°F
(11.65°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1925, 1974
Nov 1988–Oct 1989
12-Month
52.34°F
(11.30°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
May 1988–Oct 1989
18-Month
57.07°F
(13.93°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2016
Nov 1987–Oct 1989
24-Month
52.56°F
(11.42°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Nov 1986–Oct 1989
36-Month
52.74°F
(11.52°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2018
Ties: 1990
Nov 1985–Oct 1989
48-Month
52.73°F
(11.52°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Nov 1984–Oct 1989
60-Month
52.57°F
(11.43°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1920
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/