Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1946
1-Month
65.08°F
(18.38°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
-1.72°F
(-0.95°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1925
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1963
Sep–Oct 1946
2-Month
71.26°F
(21.81°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
-1.05°F
(-0.58°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1925
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1963
Aug–Oct 1946
3-Month
75.57°F
(24.21°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1912
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1947
Ties: 1981, 1996
Jul–Oct 1946
4-Month
78.46°F
(25.81°C)
79.10°F
(26.17°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.36°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1912
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1947
Ties: 1898, 1971
Jun–Oct 1946
5-Month
79.09°F
(26.16°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1931
May–Oct 1946
6-Month
77.79°F
(25.44°C)
78.46°F
(25.81°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1907
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1934
Apr–Oct 1946
7-Month
76.39°F
(24.66°C)
76.31°F
(24.62°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1907
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1934
Mar–Oct 1946
8-Month
74.20°F
(23.44°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
0.80°F
(0.44°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1952
Feb–Oct 1946
9-Month
71.21°F
(21.78°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–Oct 1946
10-Month
68.28°F
(20.16°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
1.03°F
(0.58°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1933, 1991
Dec 1945–Oct 1946
11-Month
65.60°F
(18.67°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Ties: 1930, 2013
Nov 1945–Oct 1946
12-Month
64.58°F
(18.10°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Ties: 1933, 1947
May 1945–Oct 1946
18-Month
68.93°F
(20.52°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Nov 1944–Oct 1946
24-Month
64.11°F
(17.84°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1913
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2017
Nov 1943–Oct 1946
36-Month
64.14°F
(17.86°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.15°F
(0.09°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2018
Nov 1942–Oct 1946
48-Month
64.29°F
(17.94°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1915
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2018
Nov 1941–Oct 1946
60-Month
64.24°F
(17.91°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2016

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