Climate at a Glance

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Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1897
1-Month
67.68°F
(19.82°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1925
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1963
Sep–Oct 1897
2-Month
73.85°F
(23.25°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
1.54°F
(0.86°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1925
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1963
Aug–Oct 1897
3-Month
77.40°F
(25.22°C)
76.59°F
(24.77°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
39th Warmest Warmest to Date 1947
Jul–Oct 1897
4-Month
79.65°F
(26.47°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest to Date 1947
Ties: 1995
Jun–Oct 1897
5-Month
79.90°F
(26.61°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
51st Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1977, 2014
May–Oct 1897
6-Month
79.02°F
(26.12°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
0.57°F
(0.31°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1907
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Apr–Oct 1897
7-Month
76.79°F
(24.88°C)
76.31°F
(24.62°C)
0.48°F
(0.26°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1907
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Mar–Oct 1897
8-Month
73.36°F
(22.98°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
68th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Oct 1897
9-Month
70.02°F
(21.12°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1901
Jan–Oct 1897
10-Month
66.78°F
(19.32°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1949
Dec 1896–Oct 1897
11-Month
64.87°F
(18.26°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
81st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1896–Oct 1897
12-Month
63.51°F
(17.51°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.27°C)
26th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1902, 1924
May 1896–Oct 1897
18-Month
68.38°F
(20.21°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
98th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1909, 1970
Nov 1895–Oct 1897
24-Month
63.53°F
(17.52°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.25°C)
30th Coolest Coolest to Date 1913
96th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017

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