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 October 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2004
1-Month
55.36°F
(12.98°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
1.25°F
(0.70°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1925
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1963
Sep–Oct 2004
2-Month
60.51°F
(15.84°C)
59.48°F
(15.27°C)
1.03°F
(0.57°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Aug–Oct 2004
3-Month
63.73°F
(17.63°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1976
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1947
Jul–Oct 2004
4-Month
66.02°F
(18.90°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1976
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2021
Ties: 1949
Jun–Oct 2004
5-Month
66.43°F
(19.13°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2021
May–Oct 2004
6-Month
65.68°F
(18.71°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2018
Apr–Oct 2004
7-Month
63.82°F
(17.68°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.33°F
(0.19°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1934, 2012
Ties: 1953
Mar–Oct 2004
8-Month
61.77°F
(16.54°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
1.03°F
(0.57°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Feb–Oct 2004
9-Month
58.64°F
(14.80°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
0.89°F
(0.49°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Jan–Oct 2004
10-Month
55.81°F
(13.23°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
0.82°F
(0.46°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912, 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Dec 2003–Oct 2004
11-Month
53.94°F
(12.19°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
0.98°F
(0.55°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Ties: 1939
Nov 2003–Oct 2004
12-Month
52.98°F
(11.66°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.95°F
(0.53°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
May 2003–Oct 2004
18-Month
57.58°F
(14.21°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
1.04°F
(0.58°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Nov 2002–Oct 2004
24-Month
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.07°F
(0.60°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Nov 2001–Oct 2004
36-Month
53.31°F
(11.84°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Ties: 2005
Nov 2000–Oct 2004
48-Month
53.05°F
(11.69°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.06°F
(0.58°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2018
Nov 1999–Oct 2004
60-Month
53.39°F
(11.88°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.41°F
(0.78°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/