Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1973
1-Month
68.83°F
(20.46°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
2.03°F
(1.13°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1925
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1963
Sep–Oct 1973
2-Month
72.59°F
(22.55°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
0.28°F
(0.16°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1925
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1963
Aug–Oct 1973
3-Month
76.96°F
(24.98°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1947
Jul–Oct 1973
4-Month
79.27°F
(26.26°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1947
Jun–Oct 1973
5-Month
79.78°F
(26.54°C)
79.56°F
(26.42°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1931
May–Oct 1973
6-Month
78.52°F
(25.84°C)
78.46°F
(25.81°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 1959
Apr–Oct 1973
7-Month
75.91°F
(24.39°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Mar–Oct 1973
8-Month
73.20°F
(22.89°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1908
Feb–Oct 1973
9-Month
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Jan–Oct 1973
10-Month
66.90°F
(19.39°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Dec 1972–Oct 1973
11-Month
64.40°F
(18.00°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1924
Nov 1972–Oct 1973
12-Month
62.98°F
(17.21°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-1.03°F
(-0.57°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1965
May 1972–Oct 1973
18-Month
67.76°F
(19.87°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
-1.06°F
(-0.59°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Nov 1971–Oct 1973
24-Month
63.39°F
(17.44°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1913
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1915
Nov 1970–Oct 1973
36-Month
63.45°F
(17.47°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1916
Nov 1969–Oct 1973
48-Month
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1915
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Nov 1968–Oct 1973
60-Month
63.34°F
(17.41°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.35°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/