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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1974
1-Month
66.96°F
(19.42°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1925
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1963
Ties: 1943
Sep–Oct 1974
2-Month
71.16°F
(21.76°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
-1.15°F
(-0.63°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1925
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1963
Aug–Oct 1974
3-Month
75.12°F
(23.96°C)
76.59°F
(24.77°C)
-1.47°F
(-0.81°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1947
Jul–Oct 1974
4-Month
78.21°F
(25.67°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
-0.90°F
(-0.50°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1947
Jun–Oct 1974
5-Month
79.00°F
(26.11°C)
79.56°F
(26.42°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
May–Oct 1974
6-Month
77.98°F
(25.54°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.27°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1934
Ties: 1898, 1985, 1997
Apr–Oct 1974
7-Month
76.03°F
(24.46°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Mar–Oct 1974
8-Month
73.51°F
(23.06°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1914
Feb–Oct 1974
9-Month
70.54°F
(21.41°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Jan–Oct 1974
10-Month
67.56°F
(19.76°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Dec 1973–Oct 1974
11-Month
65.39°F
(18.55°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1911
Nov 1973–Oct 1974
12-Month
64.36°F
(17.98°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.35°F
(0.20°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
May 1973–Oct 1974
18-Month
69.08°F
(20.60°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1944
Nov 1972–Oct 1974
24-Month
63.67°F
(17.59°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Nov 1971–Oct 1974
36-Month
63.71°F
(17.62°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2018
Nov 1970–Oct 1974
48-Month
63.68°F
(17.60°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1915
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1903, 1981, 1982, 1986
Nov 1969–Oct 1974
60-Month
63.66°F
(17.59°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1912

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