Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1961
1-Month
40.69°F
(4.83°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1947
Sep–Oct 1961
2-Month
45.92°F
(7.73°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
-0.74°F
(-0.41°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Aug–Oct 1961
3-Month
50.56°F
(10.31°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2016
Jul–Oct 1961
4-Month
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1976
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2021
Jun–Oct 1961
5-Month
53.56°F
(11.98°C)
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2021
May–Oct 1961
6-Month
52.31°F
(11.28°C)
52.67°F
(11.48°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Apr–Oct 1961
7-Month
50.03°F
(10.02°C)
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1968
Mar–Oct 1961
8-Month
47.84°F
(8.80°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Feb–Oct 1961
9-Month
45.45°F
(7.47°C)
45.27°F
(7.37°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Jan–Oct 1961
10-Month
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
0.01°F
(0.01°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Dec 1960–Oct 1961
11-Month
40.66°F
(4.81°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2016
Nov 1960–Oct 1961
12-Month
39.89°F
(4.38°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Ties: 1984
May 1960–Oct 1961
18-Month
44.19°F
(6.77°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Ties: 1926
Nov 1959–Oct 1961
24-Month
39.71°F
(4.28°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917, 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1968
Nov 1958–Oct 1961
36-Month
39.83°F
(4.35°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Nov 1957–Oct 1961
48-Month
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Nov 1956–Oct 1961
60-Month
40.07°F
(4.48°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1920
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019, 2020
Ties: 1955

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/