Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1974
1-Month
40.80°F
(4.89°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1947
Ties: 1912
Sep–Oct 1974
2-Month
45.02°F
(7.23°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
-1.64°F
(-0.91°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Aug–Oct 1974
3-Month
49.21°F
(9.56°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
-1.58°F
(-0.88°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016
Jul–Oct 1974
4-Month
52.07°F
(11.15°C)
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
-1.15°F
(-0.64°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1976
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2021
Jun–Oct 1974
5-Month
52.62°F
(11.46°C)
53.70°F
(12.06°C)
-1.08°F
(-0.60°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2021
Ties: 1908
May–Oct 1974
6-Month
51.83°F
(11.02°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
-0.83°F
(-0.46°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018
Apr–Oct 1974
7-Month
49.97°F
(9.98°C)
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
-0.69°F
(-0.39°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Mar–Oct 1974
8-Month
47.83°F
(8.79°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016
Feb–Oct 1974
9-Month
45.04°F
(7.24°C)
45.27°F
(7.37°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016
Ties: 1982
Jan–Oct 1974
10-Month
42.66°F
(5.92°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016
Dec 1973–Oct 1974
11-Month
40.93°F
(4.96°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016
Nov 1973–Oct 1974
12-Month
40.26°F
(4.59°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016
Ties: 2008
May 1973–Oct 1974
18-Month
44.50°F
(6.94°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
0.25°F
(0.13°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Nov 1972–Oct 1974
24-Month
40.27°F
(4.59°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.23°F
(0.12°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917, 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Nov 1971–Oct 1974
36-Month
40.20°F
(4.56°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1947
Nov 1970–Oct 1974
48-Month
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Ties: 1924, 1928, 1959
Nov 1969–Oct 1974
60-Month
39.98°F
(4.43°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2019, 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/