Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1987
1-Month
39.00°F
(3.89°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
-2.41°F
(-1.34°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1947
Sep–Oct 1987
2-Month
45.39°F
(7.44°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
-1.27°F
(-0.70°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Aug–Oct 1987
3-Month
49.97°F
(9.98°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.46°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Jul–Oct 1987
4-Month
52.65°F
(11.47°C)
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2021
Jun–Oct 1987
5-Month
53.57°F
(11.98°C)
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2021
May–Oct 1987
6-Month
53.06°F
(11.70°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2018
Apr–Oct 1987
7-Month
51.11°F
(10.62°C)
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1955
Mar–Oct 1987
8-Month
48.62°F
(9.23°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
0.55°F
(0.30°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Feb–Oct 1987
9-Month
46.24°F
(7.91°C)
45.27°F
(7.37°C)
0.97°F
(0.54°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Jan–Oct 1987
10-Month
43.75°F
(6.53°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
1.04°F
(0.58°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Dec 1986–Oct 1987
11-Month
42.06°F
(5.59°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Nov 1986–Oct 1987
12-Month
41.17°F
(5.09°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.13°F
(0.62°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
May 1986–Oct 1987
18-Month
45.29°F
(7.38°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
1.04°F
(0.57°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Nov 1985–Oct 1987
24-Month
41.11°F
(5.06°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917, 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Nov 1984–Oct 1987
36-Month
40.79°F
(4.88°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.77°F
(0.42°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Nov 1983–Oct 1987
48-Month
40.57°F
(4.76°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2018
Nov 1982–Oct 1987
60-Month
40.72°F
(4.84°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2019, 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/