Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1901
1-Month
42.39°F
(5.77°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1947
Sep–Oct 1901
2-Month
46.59°F
(8.11°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.03°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Aug–Oct 1901
3-Month
51.14°F
(10.63°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Jul–Oct 1901
4-Month
53.99°F
(12.22°C)
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Jun–Oct 1901
5-Month
54.28°F
(12.38°C)
53.70°F
(12.06°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Ties: 1940, 1954
May–Oct 1901
6-Month
53.27°F
(11.82°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2018
Apr–Oct 1901
7-Month
50.96°F
(10.53°C)
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
0.30°F
(0.16°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1949
Mar–Oct 1901
8-Month
48.21°F
(9.01°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Feb–Oct 1901
9-Month
45.02°F
(7.23°C)
45.26°F
(7.37°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Jan–Oct 1901
10-Month
42.63°F
(5.91°C)
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Dec 1900–Oct 1901
11-Month
40.96°F
(4.98°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Nov 1900–Oct 1901
12-Month
40.12°F
(4.51°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
May 1900–Oct 1901
18-Month
44.73°F
(7.07°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
0.48°F
(0.26°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Nov 1899–Oct 1901
24-Month
40.56°F
(4.76°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917, 1918
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1941
Nov 1898–Oct 1901
36-Month
39.79°F
(4.33°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1949
Nov 1897–Oct 1901
48-Month
39.83°F
(4.35°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1931
Nov 1896–Oct 1901
60-Month
39.85°F
(4.36°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
80th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1927, 1929

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/