Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1987
1-Month
66.90°F
(19.39°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1925
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1963
Sep–Oct 1987
2-Month
72.80°F
(22.67°C)
72.30°F
(22.39°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1925
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1963
Aug–Oct 1987
3-Month
76.74°F
(24.86°C)
76.59°F
(24.77°C)
0.15°F
(0.09°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1947
Jul–Oct 1987
4-Month
79.01°F
(26.12°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.05°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1947
Ties: 1964
Jun–Oct 1987
5-Month
79.86°F
(26.59°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1931
Ties: 1991, 2013
May–Oct 1987
6-Month
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
0.66°F
(0.36°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934
Ties: 1960
Apr–Oct 1987
7-Month
77.48°F
(25.27°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1934
Mar–Oct 1987
8-Month
74.53°F
(23.63°C)
73.41°F
(23.01°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Feb–Oct 1987
9-Month
71.54°F
(21.97°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Oct 1987
10-Month
68.53°F
(20.29°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1986–Oct 1987
11-Month
66.28°F
(19.04°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1986–Oct 1987
12-Month
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
1.02°F
(0.57°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1963
May 1986–Oct 1987
18-Month
69.34°F
(20.74°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
0.52°F
(0.28°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Nov 1985–Oct 1987
24-Month
64.68°F
(18.16°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.69°F
(0.39°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1981
Nov 1984–Oct 1987
36-Month
64.37°F
(17.98°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.39°F
(0.21°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2018
Nov 1983–Oct 1987
48-Month
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.01°F
(0.01°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1915
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1922
Nov 1982–Oct 1987
60-Month
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/