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 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2019
1-Month
52.05°F
(11.14°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-2.06°F
(-1.14°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1925
111th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1963
Sep–Oct 2019
2-Month
60.24°F
(15.69°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
0.75°F
(0.42°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 1973
Aug–Oct 2019
3-Month
64.74°F
(18.19°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
1.05°F
(0.58°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1947
Jul–Oct 2019
4-Month
67.21°F
(19.56°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
1.04°F
(0.58°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1998
Ties: 1937, 2001
Jun–Oct 2019
5-Month
67.51°F
(19.73°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1912
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016
May–Oct 2019
6-Month
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Apr–Oct 2019
7-Month
64.27°F
(17.93°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.78°F
(0.44°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1907
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934, 2012
Ties: 1955, 1994
Mar–Oct 2019
8-Month
61.27°F
(16.26°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1922, 1985
Feb–Oct 2019
9-Month
58.00°F
(14.44°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
0.25°F
(0.13°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1911
Jan–Oct 2019
10-Month
55.46°F
(13.03°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912, 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Dec 2018–Oct 2019
11-Month
53.65°F
(12.03°C)
52.97°F
(11.65°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Nov 2018–Oct 2019
12-Month
52.51°F
(11.39°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.48°F
(0.26°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
May 2018–Oct 2019
18-Month
57.63°F
(14.24°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
1.09°F
(0.61°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016
Nov 2017–Oct 2019
24-Month
53.17°F
(11.76°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Nov 2016–Oct 2019
36-Month
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.67°F
(0.92°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Nov 2015–Oct 2019
48-Month
54.03°F
(12.24°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
2.04°F
(1.13°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Nov 2014–Oct 2019
60-Month
53.99°F
(12.22°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1920
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/