Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1985
1-Month
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
-1.05°F
(-0.58°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1925
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1963
Sep–Oct 1985
2-Month
70.12°F
(21.18°C)
72.30°F
(22.39°C)
-2.18°F
(-1.21°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1925
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1963
Ties: 1923, 1984
Aug–Oct 1985
3-Month
74.70°F
(23.72°C)
76.59°F
(24.77°C)
-1.89°F
(-1.05°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1947
Jul–Oct 1985
4-Month
77.85°F
(25.47°C)
79.10°F
(26.17°C)
-1.25°F
(-0.70°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1947
Jun–Oct 1985
5-Month
78.54°F
(25.86°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1931
May–Oct 1985
6-Month
77.98°F
(25.54°C)
78.46°F
(25.81°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1934
Ties: 1898, 1974, 1997
Apr–Oct 1985
7-Month
76.47°F
(24.71°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
0.15°F
(0.09°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934
Mar–Oct 1985
8-Month
73.78°F
(23.21°C)
73.41°F
(23.01°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1937
Feb–Oct 1985
9-Month
70.21°F
(21.23°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jan–Oct 1985
10-Month
66.83°F
(19.35°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Dec 1984–Oct 1985
11-Month
64.80°F
(18.22°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Nov 1984–Oct 1985
12-Month
63.75°F
(17.64°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1919
May 1984–Oct 1985
18-Month
68.41°F
(20.23°C)
68.83°F
(20.46°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1912
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1918, 1978
Nov 1983–Oct 1985
24-Month
63.27°F
(17.37°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Nov 1982–Oct 1985
36-Month
63.46°F
(17.48°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1975
Nov 1981–Oct 1985
48-Month
63.37°F
(17.43°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1915
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Nov 1980–Oct 1985
60-Month
63.71°F
(17.62°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1983

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