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 March 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2018
1-Month
64.40°F
(18.00°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
-2.40°F
(-1.33°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1925
105th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1963
Sep–Oct 2018
2-Month
71.88°F
(22.16°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.23°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1925
77th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1963
Aug–Oct 2018
3-Month
76.57°F
(24.76°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1912
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1947
Ties: 1909
Jul–Oct 2018
4-Month
79.48°F
(26.38°C)
79.10°F
(26.17°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1947
Ties: 1930
Jun–Oct 2018
5-Month
80.42°F
(26.90°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
0.87°F
(0.48°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931
Ties: 2000
May–Oct 2018
6-Month
80.08°F
(26.71°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
1.63°F
(0.90°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1934
Apr–Oct 2018
7-Month
77.48°F
(25.27°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1934
Ties: 1987
Mar–Oct 2018
8-Month
74.54°F
(23.63°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
1.14°F
(0.63°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Oct 2018
9-Month
71.44°F
(21.91°C)
70.22°F
(21.23°C)
1.22°F
(0.68°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Oct 2018
10-Month
68.61°F
(20.34°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
1.36°F
(0.76°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1938, 1999
Dec 2017–Oct 2018
11-Month
66.45°F
(19.14°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2017–Oct 2018
12-Month
65.59°F
(18.66°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
1.58°F
(0.88°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
May 2017–Oct 2018
18-Month
70.20°F
(21.22°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
1.38°F
(0.76°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2016–Oct 2018
24-Month
66.02°F
(18.90°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
2.02°F
(1.12°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Nov 2015–Oct 2018
36-Month
66.27°F
(19.04°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
2.29°F
(1.27°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Nov 2014–Oct 2018
48-Month
66.06°F
(18.92°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
2.09°F
(1.16°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1915
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Nov 2013–Oct 2018
60-Month
65.69°F
(18.72°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.73°F
(0.96°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2019, retrieved on April 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/