Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1956
1-Month
69.42°F
(20.79°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
2.62°F
(1.46°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1925
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1963
Sep–Oct 1956
2-Month
74.68°F
(23.71°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
2.37°F
(1.32°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1925
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1963
Aug–Oct 1956
3-Month
78.22°F
(25.68°C)
76.59°F
(24.77°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1947
Jul–Oct 1956
4-Month
80.21°F
(26.78°C)
79.10°F
(26.17°C)
1.11°F
(0.61°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1947
Jun–Oct 1956
5-Month
80.96°F
(27.20°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
1.41°F
(0.78°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
May–Oct 1956
6-Month
79.91°F
(26.62°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
1.46°F
(0.81°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1907
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1934
Ties: 1953
Apr–Oct 1956
7-Month
77.37°F
(25.21°C)
76.31°F
(24.62°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1934
Ties: 1938
Mar–Oct 1956
8-Month
74.39°F
(23.55°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Feb–Oct 1956
9-Month
70.93°F
(21.63°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
0.70°F
(0.39°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1918
Jan–Oct 1956
10-Month
67.95°F
(19.97°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1955–Oct 1956
11-Month
65.58°F
(18.66°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1955–Oct 1956
12-Month
64.25°F
(17.92°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.24°F
(0.14°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1959
May 1955–Oct 1956
18-Month
69.30°F
(20.72°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
0.48°F
(0.26°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Nov 1954–Oct 1956
24-Month
64.48°F
(18.04°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1911
Nov 1953–Oct 1956
36-Month
64.89°F
(18.27°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.91°F
(0.50°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Nov 1952–Oct 1956
48-Month
65.00°F
(18.33°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.03°F
(0.57°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1915
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Nov 1951–Oct 1956
60-Month
64.87°F
(18.26°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.91°F
(0.50°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1907
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/