Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1901
1-Month
68.50°F
(20.28°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
1.70°F
(0.95°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1925
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 1963
Sep–Oct 1901
2-Month
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.11°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1925
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1963
Aug–Oct 1901
3-Month
76.78°F
(24.88°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1947
Ties: 1945
Jul–Oct 1901
4-Month
80.08°F
(26.71°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
0.97°F
(0.54°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1912
30th Warmest Warmest to Date 1947
Jun–Oct 1901
5-Month
80.34°F
(26.86°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1912
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
May–Oct 1901
6-Month
79.30°F
(26.28°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Ties: 1944, 2006
Apr–Oct 1901
7-Month
76.78°F
(24.88°C)
76.31°F
(24.62°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1934
Mar–Oct 1901
8-Month
73.74°F
(23.19°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Feb–Oct 1901
9-Month
70.02°F
(21.12°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1897
Jan–Oct 1901
10-Month
67.23°F
(19.57°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Dec 1900–Oct 1901
11-Month
65.18°F
(18.43°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1908
Nov 1900–Oct 1901
12-Month
64.11°F
(17.84°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
May 1900–Oct 1901
18-Month
69.14°F
(20.63°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
0.32°F
(0.17°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Nov 1899–Oct 1901
24-Month
64.37°F
(17.98°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1913
49th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Nov 1898–Oct 1901
36-Month
63.64°F
(17.58°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Nov 1897–Oct 1901
48-Month
63.65°F
(17.58°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1915
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1929
Nov 1896–Oct 1901
60-Month
63.62°F
(17.57°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1907
95th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1902

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/