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 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2018
1-Month
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1925
84th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1963
Sep–Oct 2018
2-Month
60.62°F
(15.90°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
1.13°F
(0.63°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1976
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Aug–Oct 2018
3-Month
64.92°F
(18.29°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1947
Jul–Oct 2018
4-Month
67.55°F
(19.75°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
1.38°F
(0.77°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1998
Jun–Oct 2018
5-Month
68.35°F
(20.19°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
1.72°F
(0.95°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Ties: 1998
May–Oct 2018
6-Month
67.88°F
(19.93°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
2.32°F
(1.29°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–Oct 2018
7-Month
65.19°F
(18.44°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
1.70°F
(0.95°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 2018
8-Month
62.38°F
(16.88°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
1.64°F
(0.91°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Oct 2018
9-Month
59.39°F
(15.22°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
1.64°F
(0.91°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Oct 2018
10-Month
56.67°F
(13.71°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
1.68°F
(0.94°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912, 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2017–Oct 2018
11-Month
54.64°F
(12.58°C)
52.97°F
(11.65°C)
1.67°F
(0.93°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1921, 2005
Nov 2017–Oct 2018
12-Month
53.84°F
(12.13°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.81°F
(1.00°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
May 2017–Oct 2018
18-Month
58.15°F
(14.53°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
1.61°F
(0.90°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Nov 2016–Oct 2018
24-Month
54.26°F
(12.37°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.24°F
(1.25°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Nov 2015–Oct 2018
36-Month
54.54°F
(12.52°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
2.54°F
(1.41°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Nov 2014–Oct 2018
48-Month
54.36°F
(12.42°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
2.37°F
(1.31°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Nov 2013–Oct 2018
60-Month
53.94°F
(12.19°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.95°F
(1.08°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1920
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 8, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/