Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1946
1-Month
41.23°F
(5.13°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1947
Ties: 1904, 1944, 1996, 2001
Sep–Oct 1946
2-Month
46.44°F
(8.02°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2015
Aug–Oct 1946
3-Month
50.33°F
(10.18°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1949
Jul–Oct 1946
4-Month
52.88°F
(11.60°C)
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1976
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Jun–Oct 1946
5-Month
53.31°F
(11.84°C)
53.70°F
(12.06°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2016
Ties: 1968
May–Oct 1946
6-Month
52.13°F
(11.18°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Apr–Oct 1946
7-Month
50.57°F
(10.32°C)
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Mar–Oct 1946
8-Month
48.58°F
(9.21°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Feb–Oct 1946
9-Month
45.68°F
(7.60°C)
45.26°F
(7.37°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Jan–Oct 1946
10-Month
43.20°F
(6.22°C)
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
0.48°F
(0.26°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Dec 1945–Oct 1946
11-Month
41.03°F
(5.02°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Nov 1945–Oct 1946
12-Month
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
May 1945–Oct 1946
18-Month
44.05°F
(6.69°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.12°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1902
Nov 1944–Oct 1946
24-Month
40.10°F
(4.50°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917, 1918
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1936, 1953
Nov 1943–Oct 1946
36-Month
39.96°F
(4.42°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Nov 1942–Oct 1946
48-Month
39.93°F
(4.41°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Nov 1941–Oct 1946
60-Month
39.96°F
(4.42°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1920
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019, 2020
Ties: 1954

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/