Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1998
1-Month
66.92°F
(19.40°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1925
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1963
Sep–Oct 1998
2-Month
74.44°F
(23.58°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
2.13°F
(1.19°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1925
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1963
Aug–Oct 1998
3-Month
78.61°F
(25.89°C)
76.59°F
(24.77°C)
2.02°F
(1.12°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1947
Jul–Oct 1998
4-Month
80.97°F
(27.21°C)
79.10°F
(26.17°C)
1.87°F
(1.04°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1947
Jun–Oct 1998
5-Month
80.85°F
(27.14°C)
79.56°F
(26.42°C)
1.29°F
(0.72°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1931
Ties: 1947
May–Oct 1998
6-Month
79.90°F
(26.61°C)
78.46°F
(25.81°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934
Ties: 1922
Apr–Oct 1998
7-Month
77.55°F
(25.31°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
1.23°F
(0.69°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1934
Mar–Oct 1998
8-Month
74.34°F
(23.52°C)
73.41°F
(23.01°C)
0.93°F
(0.51°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2012
Feb–Oct 1998
9-Month
71.39°F
(21.88°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
1.16°F
(0.64°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Jan–Oct 1998
10-Month
68.68°F
(20.38°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
1.43°F
(0.80°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2012
Dec 1997–Oct 1998
11-Month
66.35°F
(19.08°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
1.32°F
(0.73°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1997–Oct 1998
12-Month
65.06°F
(18.37°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
1.05°F
(0.59°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
May 1997–Oct 1998
18-Month
69.37°F
(20.76°C)
68.83°F
(20.46°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Nov 1996–Oct 1998
24-Month
64.36°F
(17.98°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1913
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Nov 1995–Oct 1998
36-Month
64.24°F
(17.91°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1938
Nov 1994–Oct 1998
48-Month
64.31°F
(17.95°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1915
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2018
Nov 1993–Oct 1998
60-Month
64.33°F
(17.96°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2016
Ties: 1994

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