Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of June 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2016
1-Month
69.89°F
(21.05°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
3.09°F
(1.72°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1925
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1963
Sep–Oct 2016
2-Month
74.64°F
(23.69°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
2.33°F
(1.30°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1925
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1963
Aug–Oct 2016
3-Month
78.36°F
(25.76°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
1.78°F
(0.99°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1947
Jul–Oct 2016
4-Month
80.75°F
(27.08°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
1.64°F
(0.91°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1947
Jun–Oct 2016
5-Month
81.58°F
(27.54°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
2.03°F
(1.12°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
May–Oct 2016
6-Month
80.07°F
(26.71°C)
78.46°F
(25.81°C)
1.61°F
(0.90°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Apr–Oct 2016
7-Month
78.00°F
(25.56°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
1.68°F
(0.94°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Mar–Oct 2016
8-Month
75.68°F
(24.27°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
2.28°F
(1.27°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Oct 2016
9-Month
72.92°F
(22.73°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
2.69°F
(1.49°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Oct 2016
10-Month
69.81°F
(21.01°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
2.56°F
(1.43°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2015–Oct 2016
11-Month
67.83°F
(19.91°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
2.80°F
(1.56°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2015–Oct 2016
12-Month
66.78°F
(19.32°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
2.77°F
(1.54°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
May 2015–Oct 2016
18-Month
71.10°F
(21.72°C)
68.83°F
(20.46°C)
2.27°F
(1.26°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Nov 2014–Oct 2016
24-Month
66.11°F
(18.95°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
2.11°F
(1.17°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Nov 2013–Oct 2016
36-Month
65.47°F
(18.59°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.49°F
(0.82°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2018
Nov 2012–Oct 2016
48-Month
65.30°F
(18.50°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.33°F
(0.74°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1915
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 2006
Nov 2011–Oct 2016
60-Month
65.76°F
(18.76°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/