Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
62.58°F
(16.99°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
-4.22°F
(-2.34°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1925
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1963
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
71.10°F
(21.72°C)
72.30°F
(22.39°C)
-1.20°F
(-0.67°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1925
101st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1963
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
76.05°F
(24.47°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1947
Ties: 1964
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
79.24°F
(26.24°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1947
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
80.19°F
(26.77°C)
79.56°F
(26.42°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
78.90°F
(26.06°C)
78.46°F
(25.81°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
77.05°F
(25.03°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
0.73°F
(0.41°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1980
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
73.88°F
(23.27°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
71.07°F
(21.71°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
0.84°F
(0.47°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
68.47°F
(20.26°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
1.21°F
(0.67°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
66.44°F
(19.13°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
1.41°F
(0.78°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
65.82°F
(18.79°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
70.49°F
(21.38°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
1.67°F
(0.92°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
64.95°F
(18.31°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.95°F
(0.53°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1913
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
65.68°F
(18.71°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.70°F
(0.94°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
65.65°F
(18.69°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.68°F
(0.93°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1915
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
65.53°F
(18.63°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2003, 2017

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/