Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1998
1-Month
55.13°F
(12.85°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
1.02°F
(0.57°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1925
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1963
Sep–Oct 1998
2-Month
62.06°F
(16.70°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
2.57°F
(1.43°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Aug–Oct 1998
3-Month
66.05°F
(18.92°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
2.36°F
(1.31°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1976
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1947
Jul–Oct 1998
4-Month
68.41°F
(20.23°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
2.24°F
(1.25°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1976
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1998
Jun–Oct 1998
5-Month
68.35°F
(20.19°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
1.72°F
(0.95°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 2018
May–Oct 1998
6-Month
67.37°F
(19.65°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Apr–Oct 1998
7-Month
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
1.55°F
(0.87°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1998
8-Month
62.08°F
(16.71°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
1.34°F
(0.74°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Ties: 2006
Feb–Oct 1998
9-Month
59.48°F
(15.27°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
1.73°F
(0.96°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jan–Oct 1998
10-Month
57.03°F
(13.91°C)
54.98°F
(12.77°C)
2.05°F
(1.14°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912, 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Dec 1997–Oct 1998
11-Month
54.94°F
(12.74°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
1.98°F
(1.10°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1997–Oct 1998
12-Month
53.77°F
(12.09°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.74°F
(0.96°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
May 1997–Oct 1998
18-Month
57.68°F
(14.27°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
1.14°F
(0.64°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2016
Nov 1996–Oct 1998
24-Month
52.93°F
(11.63°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.91°F
(0.51°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1913
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2017
Ties: 2011
Nov 1995–Oct 1998
36-Month
52.63°F
(11.46°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2018
Nov 1994–Oct 1998
48-Month
52.71°F
(11.51°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2018
Nov 1993–Oct 1998
60-Month
52.65°F
(11.47°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1920
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/