Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1986
1-Month
42.42°F
(5.79°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1947
Sep–Oct 1986
2-Month
47.62°F
(8.68°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
0.96°F
(0.54°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2015
Aug–Oct 1986
3-Month
51.36°F
(10.76°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1921, 1934
Jul–Oct 1986
4-Month
53.76°F
(12.09°C)
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2021
Ties: 1991
Jun–Oct 1986
5-Month
54.53°F
(12.52°C)
53.70°F
(12.06°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2021
Ties: 1990
May–Oct 1986
6-Month
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
0.86°F
(0.48°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Apr–Oct 1986
7-Month
51.63°F
(10.91°C)
50.65°F
(10.36°C)
0.98°F
(0.55°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1936
Mar–Oct 1986
8-Month
49.40°F
(9.67°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
1.33°F
(0.74°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Feb–Oct 1986
9-Month
46.77°F
(8.21°C)
45.26°F
(7.37°C)
1.51°F
(0.84°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jan–Oct 1986
10-Month
44.43°F
(6.91°C)
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
1.71°F
(0.95°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Dec 1985–Oct 1986
11-Month
42.04°F
(5.58°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1991
Nov 1985–Oct 1986
12-Month
41.05°F
(5.03°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
May 1985–Oct 1986
18-Month
44.96°F
(7.20°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
0.71°F
(0.39°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1932
Nov 1984–Oct 1986
24-Month
40.60°F
(4.78°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917, 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Nov 1983–Oct 1986
36-Month
40.36°F
(4.64°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.34°F
(0.18°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Ties: 1939, 1954
Nov 1982–Oct 1986
48-Month
40.61°F
(4.78°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Nov 1981–Oct 1986
60-Month
40.44°F
(4.69°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1920
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2019, 2020
Ties: 1941, 1985

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/