Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1997
1-Month
53.92°F
(12.18°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1925
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1963
Ties: 1904, 1929, 1967
Sep–Oct 1997
2-Month
60.17°F
(15.65°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2015
Aug–Oct 1997
3-Month
64.03°F
(17.79°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
0.34°F
(0.18°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1976
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1947
Jul–Oct 1997
4-Month
66.32°F
(19.07°C)
66.18°F
(18.99°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1976
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2021
Jun–Oct 1997
5-Month
66.71°F
(19.28°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2021
May–Oct 1997
6-Month
65.49°F
(18.61°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.03°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Oct 1997
7-Month
62.98°F
(17.21°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.28°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1907
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1934, 2012
Ties: 1957
Mar–Oct 1997
8-Month
60.69°F
(15.94°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Feb–Oct 1997
9-Month
57.96°F
(14.42°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
0.21°F
(0.11°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1927
Jan–Oct 1997
10-Month
55.16°F
(12.87°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
0.17°F
(0.10°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912, 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1926, 1936
Dec 1996–Oct 1997
11-Month
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
0.26°F
(0.15°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1930, 1977, 2014
Nov 1996–Oct 1997
12-Month
52.09°F
(11.16°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1976
May 1996–Oct 1997
18-Month
56.62°F
(13.68°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
0.08°F
(0.05°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Nov 1995–Oct 1997
24-Month
52.07°F
(11.15°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1913
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Nov 1994–Oct 1997
36-Month
52.36°F
(11.31°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Nov 1993–Oct 1997
48-Month
52.37°F
(11.32°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2018
Ties: 1942
Nov 1992–Oct 1997
60-Month
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020

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  • 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/