Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1942
1-Month
67.44°F
(19.69°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
0.64°F
(0.36°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1925
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1963
Ties: 2005
Sep–Oct 1942
2-Month
72.13°F
(22.29°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1925
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1963
Aug–Oct 1942
3-Month
76.27°F
(24.59°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.18°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1947
Jul–Oct 1942
4-Month
79.03°F
(26.13°C)
79.10°F
(26.17°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1912
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1947
Jun–Oct 1942
5-Month
79.28°F
(26.27°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1931
Ties: 1909, 1929
May–Oct 1942
6-Month
77.99°F
(25.55°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1907
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1934
Apr–Oct 1942
7-Month
76.26°F
(24.59°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1934
Mar–Oct 1942
8-Month
73.34°F
(22.97°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2012
Feb–Oct 1942
9-Month
69.75°F
(20.97°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2012
Jan–Oct 1942
10-Month
66.86°F
(19.37°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Dec 1941–Oct 1942
11-Month
64.93°F
(18.29°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Nov 1941–Oct 1942
12-Month
64.05°F
(17.81°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1912
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2012
Ties: 1967
May 1941–Oct 1942
18-Month
68.80°F
(20.44°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.02°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1898
Nov 1940–Oct 1942
24-Month
63.85°F
(17.69°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1913
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Nov 1939–Oct 1942
36-Month
64.06°F
(17.81°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1952
Nov 1938–Oct 1942
48-Month
64.37°F
(17.98°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1915
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Nov 1937–Oct 1942
60-Month
64.49°F
(18.05°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1907
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2016

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