Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1948
1-Month
66.99°F
(19.44°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1925
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1963
Ties: 2020
Sep–Oct 1948
2-Month
73.52°F
(23.07°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
1.21°F
(0.68°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1925
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1963
Aug–Oct 1948
3-Month
77.51°F
(25.28°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
0.93°F
(0.51°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1912
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1947
Jul–Oct 1948
4-Month
79.72°F
(26.51°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1947
Jun–Oct 1948
5-Month
80.08°F
(26.71°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
May–Oct 1948
6-Month
78.93°F
(26.07°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
0.48°F
(0.26°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 2014
Apr–Oct 1948
7-Month
77.09°F
(25.05°C)
76.31°F
(24.62°C)
0.78°F
(0.43°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Mar–Oct 1948
8-Month
73.71°F
(23.17°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Feb–Oct 1948
9-Month
70.24°F
(21.24°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Jan–Oct 1948
10-Month
67.11°F
(19.51°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.07°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1912
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Dec 1947–Oct 1948
11-Month
64.92°F
(18.29°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1967
Nov 1947–Oct 1948
12-Month
63.47°F
(17.48°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1912
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
May 1947–Oct 1948
18-Month
68.84°F
(20.47°C)
68.83°F
(20.46°C)
0.01°F
(0.01°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Nov 1946–Oct 1948
24-Month
64.02°F
(17.79°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1913
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1967
Nov 1945–Oct 1948
36-Month
64.21°F
(17.89°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.23°F
(0.12°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Nov 1944–Oct 1948
48-Month
64.07°F
(17.82°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1915
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1958
Nov 1943–Oct 1948
60-Month
64.09°F
(17.83°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/