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 July 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2016
1-Month
57.72°F
(14.29°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
3.61°F
(2.01°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1925
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1963
Sep–Oct 2016
2-Month
62.42°F
(16.90°C)
59.48°F
(15.27°C)
2.94°F
(1.63°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Aug–Oct 2016
3-Month
66.12°F
(18.96°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
2.43°F
(1.35°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1947
Jul–Oct 2016
4-Month
68.40°F
(20.22°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
2.23°F
(1.24°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1976
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1998
Jun–Oct 2016
5-Month
69.07°F
(20.59°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
2.44°F
(1.35°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
May–Oct 2016
6-Month
67.61°F
(19.78°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
2.05°F
(1.14°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2018
Ties: 1934
Apr–Oct 2016
7-Month
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
2.06°F
(1.15°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 2016
8-Month
63.30°F
(17.39°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
2.56°F
(1.42°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Oct 2016
9-Month
60.65°F
(15.92°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
2.90°F
(1.61°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Oct 2016
10-Month
57.81°F
(14.34°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
2.82°F
(1.57°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912, 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–Oct 2016
11-Month
56.07°F
(13.37°C)
52.97°F
(11.65°C)
3.10°F
(1.72°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2015–Oct 2016
12-Month
55.11°F
(12.84°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
3.08°F
(1.71°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
May 2015–Oct 2016
18-Month
59.23°F
(15.13°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
2.69°F
(1.50°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Nov 2014–Oct 2016
24-Month
54.46°F
(12.48°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.44°F
(1.36°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Nov 2013–Oct 2016
36-Month
53.72°F
(12.07°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.72°F
(0.96°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Nov 2012–Oct 2016
48-Month
53.55°F
(11.97°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.56°F
(0.86°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2018
Nov 2011–Oct 2016
60-Month
53.88°F
(12.16°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.90°F
(1.06°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/