Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1997
1-Month
66.24°F
(19.02°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1925
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1963
Sep–Oct 1997
2-Month
72.58°F
(22.54°C)
72.30°F
(22.39°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1925
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1991 1963
Aug–Oct 1997
3-Month
76.44°F
(24.69°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1947
Jul–Oct 1997
4-Month
78.79°F
(25.99°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1947
Jun–Oct 1997
5-Month
79.12°F
(26.18°C)
79.56°F
(26.42°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.24°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1931
May–Oct 1997
6-Month
77.98°F
(25.54°C)
78.46°F
(25.81°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1934
Ties: 1898, 1974, 1985
Apr–Oct 1997
7-Month
75.39°F
(24.11°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
-0.93°F
(-0.51°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1907
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1934
Mar–Oct 1997
8-Month
73.10°F
(22.83°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Feb–Oct 1997
9-Month
70.10°F
(21.17°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–Oct 1997
10-Month
67.07°F
(19.48°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Dec 1996–Oct 1997
11-Month
64.94°F
(18.30°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1919, 1927
Nov 1996–Oct 1997
12-Month
63.66°F
(17.59°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1937, 1941
May 1996–Oct 1997
18-Month
68.47°F
(20.26°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.20°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Nov 1995–Oct 1997
24-Month
63.83°F
(17.68°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1913
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Nov 1994–Oct 1997
36-Month
64.05°F
(17.81°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1922
Nov 1993–Oct 1997
48-Month
64.15°F
(17.86°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1915
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2018
Ties: 1945
Nov 1992–Oct 1997
60-Month
63.79°F
(17.66°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/