Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2008
1-Month
53.98°F
(12.21°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1925
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1963
Ties: 1899, 1977, 1990
Sep–Oct 2008
2-Month
59.60°F
(15.33°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1992
Aug–Oct 2008
3-Month
63.82°F
(17.68°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1976
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1947
Ties: 1943
Jul–Oct 2008
4-Month
66.39°F
(19.11°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
0.22°F
(0.13°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1976
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2021
Jun–Oct 2008
5-Month
67.03°F
(19.46°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1912
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2021
May–Oct 2008
6-Month
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Ties: 1973
Apr–Oct 2008
7-Month
63.56°F
(17.53°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 2008
8-Month
60.85°F
(16.03°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Feb–Oct 2008
9-Month
57.94°F
(14.41°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Jan–Oct 2008
10-Month
55.17°F
(12.87°C)
54.98°F
(12.77°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912, 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Dec 2007–Oct 2008
11-Month
53.18°F
(11.77°C)
52.97°F
(11.65°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1919, 1958
Nov 2007–Oct 2008
12-Month
52.41°F
(11.34°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.39°F
(0.22°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
May 2007–Oct 2008
18-Month
57.42°F
(14.12°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2016
Nov 2006–Oct 2008
24-Month
53.18°F
(11.77°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1913
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Nov 2005–Oct 2008
36-Month
53.45°F
(11.92°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.45°F
(0.81°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Ties: 2020
Nov 2004–Oct 2008
48-Month
53.53°F
(11.96°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.54°F
(0.85°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Ties: 2013
Nov 2003–Oct 2008
60-Month
53.42°F
(11.90°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.43°F
(0.79°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1920
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/