Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1938
1-Month
70.00°F
(21.11°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
3.20°F
(1.78°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1925
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 1963
Sep–Oct 1938
2-Month
74.99°F
(23.88°C)
72.30°F
(22.39°C)
2.69°F
(1.49°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1925
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1963
Aug–Oct 1938
3-Month
79.10°F
(26.17°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
2.52°F
(1.40°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 1947
Ties: 1953
Jul–Oct 1938
4-Month
80.99°F
(27.22°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
1.88°F
(1.05°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1947
Jun–Oct 1938
5-Month
81.10°F
(27.28°C)
79.56°F
(26.42°C)
1.54°F
(0.86°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
May–Oct 1938
6-Month
79.59°F
(26.44°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
1.14°F
(0.63°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1934
Apr–Oct 1938
7-Month
77.37°F
(25.21°C)
76.31°F
(24.62°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Ties: 1956
Mar–Oct 1938
8-Month
74.72°F
(23.73°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
1.32°F
(0.73°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Feb–Oct 1938
9-Month
71.56°F
(21.98°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
1.33°F
(0.74°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jan–Oct 1938
10-Month
68.61°F
(20.34°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
1.36°F
(0.76°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1999
Dec 1937–Oct 1938
11-Month
66.19°F
(18.99°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
1.16°F
(0.64°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 2003
Nov 1937–Oct 1938
12-Month
64.98°F
(18.32°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.97°F
(0.54°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
May 1937–Oct 1938
18-Month
69.89°F
(21.05°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
1.07°F
(0.59°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Nov 1936–Oct 1938
24-Month
64.32°F
(17.96°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Nov 1935–Oct 1938
36-Month
64.24°F
(17.91°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1998
Nov 1934–Oct 1938
48-Month
64.27°F
(17.93°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1915
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Nov 1933–Oct 1938
60-Month
64.83°F
(18.24°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.87°F
(0.48°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1990

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