Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1938
1-Month
42.78°F
(5.99°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1947
Sep–Oct 1938
2-Month
48.02°F
(8.90°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
1.36°F
(0.76°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015
Ties: 2010
Aug–Oct 1938
3-Month
52.06°F
(11.14°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
1.27°F
(0.70°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2016
Jul–Oct 1938
4-Month
54.26°F
(12.37°C)
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
1.04°F
(0.58°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2021
Jun–Oct 1938
5-Month
54.61°F
(12.56°C)
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2021
May–Oct 1938
6-Month
53.44°F
(11.91°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
0.78°F
(0.43°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1947
Apr–Oct 1938
7-Month
51.43°F
(10.79°C)
50.65°F
(10.36°C)
0.78°F
(0.43°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Mar–Oct 1938
8-Month
49.24°F
(9.58°C)
48.08°F
(8.93°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2016
Feb–Oct 1938
9-Month
46.63°F
(8.13°C)
45.27°F
(7.37°C)
1.36°F
(0.76°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2016
Ties: 1921
Jan–Oct 1938
10-Month
44.18°F
(6.77°C)
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
1.46°F
(0.81°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2016
Dec 1937–Oct 1938
11-Month
42.30°F
(5.72°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
1.41°F
(0.78°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2016
Nov 1937–Oct 1938
12-Month
41.27°F
(5.15°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2016
May 1937–Oct 1938
18-Month
45.34°F
(7.41°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
1.09°F
(0.60°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2016
Nov 1936–Oct 1938
24-Month
40.41°F
(4.67°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917, 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 2009
Nov 1935–Oct 1938
36-Month
40.13°F
(4.52°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Nov 1934–Oct 1938
48-Month
40.26°F
(4.59°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1933, 1943
Nov 1933–Oct 1938
60-Month
40.47°F
(4.71°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.47°F
(0.27°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019, 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/