Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1996
1-Month
41.23°F
(5.13°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1947
Ties: 1904, 1944, 1946, 2001
Sep–Oct 1996
2-Month
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Aug–Oct 1996
3-Month
50.80°F
(10.44°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Jul–Oct 1996
4-Month
53.34°F
(11.86°C)
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1976
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1910
Jun–Oct 1996
5-Month
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
May–Oct 1996
6-Month
53.24°F
(11.80°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2018
Ties: 1922
Apr–Oct 1996
7-Month
51.00°F
(10.56°C)
50.65°F
(10.36°C)
0.35°F
(0.20°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2015
Mar–Oct 1996
8-Month
47.99°F
(8.88°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1897, 1942
Feb–Oct 1996
9-Month
45.35°F
(7.42°C)
45.26°F
(7.37°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Jan–Oct 1996
10-Month
42.68°F
(5.93°C)
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.03°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1910
Dec 1995–Oct 1996
11-Month
40.94°F
(4.97°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1933
Nov 1995–Oct 1996
12-Month
40.08°F
(4.49°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
May 1995–Oct 1996
18-Month
44.38°F
(6.88°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1985
Nov 1994–Oct 1996
24-Month
40.72°F
(4.84°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917, 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Nov 1993–Oct 1996
36-Month
40.61°F
(4.78°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.59°F
(0.32°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Ties: 1934, 1989
Nov 1992–Oct 1996
48-Month
40.44°F
(4.69°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2018
Nov 1991–Oct 1996
60-Month
40.60°F
(4.78°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.60°F
(0.34°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1920
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019, 2020
Ties: 1989

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