Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1953
1-Month
42.08°F
(5.60°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1947
Sep–Oct 1953
2-Month
46.51°F
(8.06°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2015
Aug–Oct 1953
3-Month
50.55°F
(10.31°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Jul–Oct 1953
4-Month
53.13°F
(11.74°C)
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.05°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Jun–Oct 1953
5-Month
53.90°F
(12.17°C)
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
May–Oct 1953
6-Month
52.75°F
(11.53°C)
52.67°F
(11.48°C)
0.08°F
(0.05°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Apr–Oct 1953
7-Month
50.46°F
(10.26°C)
50.65°F
(10.36°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1992
Mar–Oct 1953
8-Month
48.17°F
(8.98°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2016
Feb–Oct 1953
9-Month
45.54°F
(7.52°C)
45.26°F
(7.37°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Jan–Oct 1953
10-Month
43.59°F
(6.44°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Dec 1952–Oct 1953
11-Month
41.82°F
(5.46°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
0.93°F
(0.52°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Nov 1952–Oct 1953
12-Month
40.70°F
(4.83°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.66°F
(0.36°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
May 1952–Oct 1953
18-Month
44.54°F
(6.97°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1940
Nov 1951–Oct 1953
24-Month
40.10°F
(4.50°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917, 1918
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1936, 1946
Nov 1950–Oct 1953
36-Month
39.82°F
(4.34°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.12°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1916
Nov 1949–Oct 1953
48-Month
39.73°F
(4.29°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 1972, 1978
Nov 1948–Oct 1953
60-Month
39.74°F
(4.30°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019, 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/