Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1979
1-Month
68.40°F
(20.22°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1925
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1963
Sep–Oct 1979
2-Month
74.12°F
(23.40°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1925
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1963
Aug–Oct 1979
3-Month
77.16°F
(25.09°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1947
Ties: 1978, 1988, 2017
Jul–Oct 1979
4-Month
79.32°F
(26.29°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1947
Jun–Oct 1979
5-Month
79.67°F
(26.48°C)
79.56°F
(26.42°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
May–Oct 1979
6-Month
78.30°F
(25.72°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1941
Apr–Oct 1979
7-Month
75.94°F
(24.41°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Mar–Oct 1979
8-Month
73.08°F
(22.82°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Feb–Oct 1979
9-Month
69.26°F
(20.70°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
-0.97°F
(-0.54°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jan–Oct 1979
10-Month
65.46°F
(18.59°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
-1.79°F
(-0.99°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1912
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Oct 1979
11-Month
63.17°F
(17.32°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
-1.87°F
(-1.04°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–Oct 1979
12-Month
62.22°F
(16.79°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-1.79°F
(-0.99°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
May 1978–Oct 1979
18-Month
67.72°F
(19.84°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
-1.10°F
(-0.62°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1920
Nov 1977–Oct 1979
24-Month
62.68°F
(17.04°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-1.31°F
(-0.73°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1913
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Nov 1976–Oct 1979
36-Month
63.24°F
(17.36°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.74°F
(-0.41°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Nov 1975–Oct 1979
48-Month
63.55°F
(17.53°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1915
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Nov 1974–Oct 1979
60-Month
63.44°F
(17.47°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1972

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