Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1996
1-Month
66.07°F
(18.93°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.40°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1925
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1963
Ties: 2012
Sep–Oct 1996
2-Month
70.74°F
(21.52°C)
72.30°F
(22.39°C)
-1.56°F
(-0.87°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1925
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1963
Aug–Oct 1996
3-Month
75.57°F
(24.21°C)
76.59°F
(24.77°C)
-1.02°F
(-0.56°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1947
Ties: 1946, 1981
Jul–Oct 1996
4-Month
78.25°F
(25.69°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.48°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1947
Ties: 1913
Jun–Oct 1996
5-Month
79.13°F
(26.18°C)
79.56°F
(26.42°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1931
May–Oct 1996
6-Month
78.10°F
(25.61°C)
78.46°F
(25.81°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1934
Apr–Oct 1996
7-Month
76.04°F
(24.47°C)
76.31°F
(24.62°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1907
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 1934
Mar–Oct 1996
8-Month
72.93°F
(22.74°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Feb–Oct 1996
9-Month
70.07°F
(21.15°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–Oct 1996
10-Month
67.14°F
(19.52°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Dec 1995–Oct 1996
11-Month
64.97°F
(18.32°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1983
Nov 1995–Oct 1996
12-Month
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1926
May 1995–Oct 1996
18-Month
68.70°F
(20.39°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Nov 1994–Oct 1996
24-Month
64.25°F
(17.92°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.26°F
(0.15°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1913
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1926
Nov 1993–Oct 1996
36-Month
64.31°F
(17.95°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2018
Nov 1992–Oct 1996
48-Month
63.82°F
(17.68°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1915
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2018
Ties: 1923
Nov 1991–Oct 1996
60-Month
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1967

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