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 May 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2020
1-Month
66.99°F
(19.44°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1925
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1963
Ties: 1948
Sep–Oct 2020
2-Month
72.92°F
(22.73°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1925
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1963
Aug–Oct 2020
3-Month
77.90°F
(25.50°C)
76.59°F
(24.77°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1947
Ties: 1934
Jul–Oct 2020
4-Month
80.53°F
(26.96°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1947
Ties: 2015
Jun–Oct 2020
5-Month
81.03°F
(27.24°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
May–Oct 2020
6-Month
79.76°F
(26.53°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
1.31°F
(0.72°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1907
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Apr–Oct 2020
7-Month
77.46°F
(25.26°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
1.14°F
(0.64°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1907
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Mar–Oct 2020
8-Month
74.87°F
(23.82°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
1.47°F
(0.82°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Oct 2020
9-Month
71.79°F
(22.11°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
1.56°F
(0.87°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Oct 2020
10-Month
69.12°F
(20.62°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
1.86°F
(1.03°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2019–Oct 2020
11-Month
67.02°F
(19.46°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
1.99°F
(1.11°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2019–Oct 2020
12-Month
65.79°F
(18.77°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
1.79°F
(0.99°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
May 2019–Oct 2020
18-Month
69.99°F
(21.11°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Nov 2018–Oct 2020
24-Month
64.79°F
(18.22°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.80°F
(0.45°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1913
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1989, 1990, 2004
Nov 2017–Oct 2020
36-Month
65.06°F
(18.37°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Nov 2016–Oct 2020
48-Month
65.41°F
(18.56°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1915
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Nov 2015–Oct 2020
60-Month
65.68°F
(18.71°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.72°F
(0.95°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1907
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/