Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1996
1-Month
53.65°F
(12.03°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.25°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1925
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1963
Sep–Oct 1996
2-Month
58.56°F
(14.76°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
-0.93°F
(-0.51°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1976
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Aug–Oct 1996
3-Month
63.18°F
(17.32°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.29°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1976
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1947
Jul–Oct 1996
4-Month
65.79°F
(18.77°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1976
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2021
Jun–Oct 1996
5-Month
66.61°F
(19.23°C)
66.64°F
(19.24°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.01°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2021
May–Oct 1996
6-Month
65.67°F
(18.71°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.11°F
(0.07°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2018
Ties: 1910, 1970
Apr–Oct 1996
7-Month
63.52°F
(17.51°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1907
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1996
8-Month
60.46°F
(15.81°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1926, 1961
Feb–Oct 1996
9-Month
57.71°F
(14.28°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.03°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1945
Jan–Oct 1996
10-Month
54.91°F
(12.73°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912, 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1908
Dec 1995–Oct 1996
11-Month
52.95°F
(11.64°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Nov 1995–Oct 1996
12-Month
52.05°F
(11.14°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1908, 1926
May 1995–Oct 1996
18-Month
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Nov 1994–Oct 1996
24-Month
52.49°F
(11.38°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1913
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Nov 1993–Oct 1996
36-Month
52.46°F
(11.37°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.46°F
(0.26°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2018
Nov 1992–Oct 1996
48-Month
52.13°F
(11.18°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.14°F
(0.07°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2018
Nov 1991–Oct 1996
60-Month
52.28°F
(11.27°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/