Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1971
1-Month
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1925
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1963
Sep–Oct 1971
2-Month
71.63°F
(22.02°C)
72.30°F
(22.39°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1925
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1963
Aug–Oct 1971
3-Month
76.11°F
(24.51°C)
76.59°F
(24.77°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.26°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1947
Ties: 1915
Jul–Oct 1971
4-Month
78.46°F
(25.81°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
-0.65°F
(-0.36°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1912
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1947
Ties: 1898, 1946
Jun–Oct 1971
5-Month
79.24°F
(26.24°C)
79.56°F
(26.42°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1931
May–Oct 1971
6-Month
77.90°F
(25.50°C)
78.46°F
(25.81°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 1913
Apr–Oct 1971
7-Month
75.84°F
(24.36°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.26°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Mar–Oct 1971
8-Month
72.80°F
(22.67°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Oct 1971
9-Month
69.67°F
(20.93°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Jan–Oct 1971
10-Month
66.70°F
(19.28°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.30°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Dec 1970–Oct 1971
11-Month
64.65°F
(18.14°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Nov 1970–Oct 1971
12-Month
63.58°F
(17.54°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1970
May 1970–Oct 1971
18-Month
68.57°F
(20.32°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1960
Nov 1969–Oct 1971
24-Month
63.58°F
(17.54°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.24°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1913
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Nov 1968–Oct 1971
36-Month
63.31°F
(17.39°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.38°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Nov 1967–Oct 1971
48-Month
63.35°F
(17.42°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.34°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1915
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1908
Nov 1966–Oct 1971
60-Month
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.27°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1907
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/