Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1981
1-Month
40.95°F
(4.97°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1947
Sep–Oct 1981
2-Month
46.36°F
(7.98°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.16°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1951
Aug–Oct 1981
3-Month
50.65°F
(10.36°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1944
Jul–Oct 1981
4-Month
53.33°F
(11.85°C)
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2021
Ties: 1978
Jun–Oct 1981
5-Month
54.14°F
(12.30°C)
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
May–Oct 1981
6-Month
52.92°F
(11.62°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Apr–Oct 1981
7-Month
51.41°F
(10.78°C)
50.65°F
(10.36°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Mar–Oct 1981
8-Month
48.87°F
(9.37°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
0.80°F
(0.44°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Feb–Oct 1981
9-Month
46.18°F
(7.88°C)
45.26°F
(7.37°C)
0.92°F
(0.51°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Jan–Oct 1981
10-Month
43.70°F
(6.50°C)
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 2013
Dec 1980–Oct 1981
11-Month
41.92°F
(5.51°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
1.03°F
(0.57°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Nov 1980–Oct 1981
12-Month
41.01°F
(5.01°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.97°F
(0.54°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
May 1980–Oct 1981
18-Month
45.00°F
(7.22°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
0.75°F
(0.41°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Nov 1979–Oct 1981
24-Month
40.62°F
(4.79°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917, 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1984
Nov 1978–Oct 1981
36-Month
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.02°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Nov 1977–Oct 1981
48-Month
39.94°F
(4.41°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Nov 1976–Oct 1981
60-Month
39.88°F
(4.38°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.06°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019, 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/