Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
69.24°F
(20.69°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
2.44°F
(1.36°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1925
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1963
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
73.70°F
(23.17°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
1.39°F
(0.78°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1925
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1963
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
77.54°F
(25.30°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
0.96°F
(0.53°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1947
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
80.05°F
(26.69°C)
79.10°F
(26.17°C)
0.95°F
(0.52°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1947
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
80.64°F
(27.02°C)
79.56°F
(26.42°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
79.62°F
(26.46°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1934
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
77.13°F
(25.07°C)
76.31°F
(24.62°C)
0.82°F
(0.45°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1934
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
74.11°F
(23.39°C)
73.41°F
(23.01°C)
0.70°F
(0.38°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
70.70°F
(21.50°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
66.98°F
(19.43°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
65.33°F
(18.52°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
64.47°F
(18.04°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.46°F
(0.26°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
69.76°F
(20.98°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
0.94°F
(0.52°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
64.88°F
(18.27°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.89°F
(0.50°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1913
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
64.91°F
(18.28°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.93°F
(0.51°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1991
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
64.60°F
(18.11°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1915
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1941
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
64.50°F
(18.06°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1907
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/