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Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1898
1-Month
63.41°F
(17.45°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
-3.39°F
(-1.88°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1925
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1963
Ties: 1972
Sep–Oct 1898
2-Month
71.05°F
(21.69°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
-1.26°F
(-0.70°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1925
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1963
Aug–Oct 1898
3-Month
75.87°F
(24.37°C)
76.59°F
(24.77°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1947
Ties: 1975
Jul–Oct 1898
4-Month
78.46°F
(25.81°C)
79.10°F
(26.17°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.36°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1947
Ties: 1946, 1971
Jun–Oct 1898
5-Month
79.16°F
(26.20°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1931
May–Oct 1898
6-Month
77.98°F
(25.54°C)
78.46°F
(25.81°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1934
Ties: 1974, 1985, 1997
Apr–Oct 1898
7-Month
75.92°F
(24.40°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
39th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1934
Mar–Oct 1898
8-Month
72.97°F
(22.76°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Ties: 1928, 1941
Feb–Oct 1898
9-Month
70.06°F
(21.14°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
75th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Oct 1898
10-Month
67.13°F
(19.52°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.06°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
75th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1897–Oct 1898
11-Month
64.72°F
(18.18°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
36th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Nov 1897–Oct 1898
12-Month
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.17°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1951
May 1897–Oct 1898
18-Month
68.80°F
(20.44°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.02°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
74th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1942
Nov 1896–Oct 1898
24-Month
63.60°F
(17.56°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1913
93rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Nov 1895–Oct 1898
36-Month
63.58°F
(17.54°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.23°C)
28th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
96th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/