Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1979
1-Month
42.12°F
(5.62°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
0.71°F
(0.39°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1947
Sep–Oct 1979
2-Month
47.24°F
(8.47°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
0.58°F
(0.33°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Aug–Oct 1979
3-Month
51.05°F
(10.58°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Jul–Oct 1979
4-Month
53.41°F
(11.89°C)
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Jun–Oct 1979
5-Month
53.64°F
(12.02°C)
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1925
May–Oct 1979
6-Month
52.50°F
(11.39°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Apr–Oct 1979
7-Month
50.50°F
(10.28°C)
50.65°F
(10.36°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Mar–Oct 1979
8-Month
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Feb–Oct 1979
9-Month
44.68°F
(7.04°C)
45.26°F
(7.37°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.33°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Jan–Oct 1979
10-Month
41.47°F
(5.26°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
-1.24°F
(-0.69°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Dec 1978–Oct 1979
11-Month
39.46°F
(4.14°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
-1.43°F
(-0.80°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Nov 1978–Oct 1979
12-Month
38.77°F
(3.76°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-1.27°F
(-0.71°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
May 1978–Oct 1979
18-Month
43.44°F
(6.36°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
-0.81°F
(-0.45°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1916, 1929, 1977
Nov 1977–Oct 1979
24-Month
39.26°F
(4.03°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.44°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917, 1918
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1912, 1965
Nov 1976–Oct 1979
36-Month
39.38°F
(4.10°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.36°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1899
Nov 1975–Oct 1979
48-Month
39.46°F
(4.14°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Nov 1974–Oct 1979
60-Month
39.54°F
(4.19°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.25°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1920
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019, 2020
Ties: 1968

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/