Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2002

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-2.27°F
(-1.26°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1925
111th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1963
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
59.35°F
(15.19°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1976
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1901
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
63.85°F
(17.69°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
0.16°F
(0.08°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1947
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
66.85°F
(19.36°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1998
Ties: 1980
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
67.65°F
(19.81°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
1.02°F
(0.57°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2016
Ties: 1922, 2014
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
66.26°F
(19.03°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.70°F
(0.39°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Ties: 1991
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
64.43°F
(18.02°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.94°F
(0.53°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
61.32°F
(16.29°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
58.55°F
(14.75°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
0.80°F
(0.44°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
56.14°F
(13.41°C)
54.98°F
(12.77°C)
1.16°F
(0.64°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912, 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
54.32°F
(12.40°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
1.36°F
(0.76°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
53.75°F
(12.08°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.72°F
(0.95°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 2005
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
58.10°F
(14.50°C)
56.53°F
(13.63°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
53.01°F
(11.67°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1913
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
53.59°F
(11.99°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.58°F
(0.87°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
53.58°F
(11.99°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.59°F
(0.88°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Ties: 2015
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
53.62°F
(12.01°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.64°F
(0.91°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/