Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1956
1-Month
42.89°F
(6.05°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1947
Sep–Oct 1956
2-Month
46.57°F
(8.09°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Aug–Oct 1956
3-Month
50.41°F
(10.23°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1999
Jul–Oct 1956
4-Month
52.78°F
(11.54°C)
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1976
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1966
Jun–Oct 1956
5-Month
53.58°F
(11.99°C)
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1943
May–Oct 1956
6-Month
52.79°F
(11.55°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Apr–Oct 1956
7-Month
50.48°F
(10.27°C)
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Mar–Oct 1956
8-Month
47.67°F
(8.71°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1968
Feb–Oct 1956
9-Month
44.74°F
(7.08°C)
45.27°F
(7.37°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1971
Jan–Oct 1956
10-Month
42.36°F
(5.76°C)
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Dec 1955–Oct 1956
11-Month
40.46°F
(4.70°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Nov 1955–Oct 1956
12-Month
39.32°F
(4.07°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
May 1955–Oct 1956
18-Month
43.86°F
(6.59°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1966
Nov 1954–Oct 1956
24-Month
39.66°F
(4.26°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.20°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917, 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Nov 1953–Oct 1956
36-Month
40.07°F
(4.48°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.05°F
(0.02°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Nov 1952–Oct 1956
48-Month
40.23°F
(4.57°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1922
Nov 1951–Oct 1956
60-Month
40.08°F
(4.49°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.08°F
(0.05°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1920
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019, 2020

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