Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2016
1-Month
45.55°F
(7.53°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
4.14°F
(2.30°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1947
Sep–Oct 2016
2-Month
50.20°F
(10.11°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
3.54°F
(1.97°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Aug–Oct 2016
3-Month
53.87°F
(12.15°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
3.08°F
(1.71°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul–Oct 2016
4-Month
56.04°F
(13.36°C)
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
2.81°F
(1.57°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1976
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun–Oct 2016
5-Month
56.55°F
(13.64°C)
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
2.84°F
(1.58°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
May–Oct 2016
6-Month
55.15°F
(12.86°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
2.49°F
(1.38°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2018
Apr–Oct 2016
7-Month
53.10°F
(11.72°C)
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
2.44°F
(1.35°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Mar–Oct 2016
8-Month
50.90°F
(10.50°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
2.83°F
(1.57°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Feb–Oct 2016
9-Month
48.37°F
(9.09°C)
45.27°F
(7.37°C)
3.10°F
(1.72°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jan–Oct 2016
10-Month
45.79°F
(7.66°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
3.08°F
(1.71°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Dec 2015–Oct 2016
11-Month
44.29°F
(6.83°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
3.40°F
(1.89°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Nov 2015–Oct 2016
12-Month
43.43°F
(6.35°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
3.38°F
(1.88°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
May 2015–Oct 2016
18-Month
47.35°F
(8.53°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
3.10°F
(1.72°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Nov 2014–Oct 2016
24-Month
42.79°F
(5.99°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
2.75°F
(1.52°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917, 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Nov 2013–Oct 2016
36-Month
41.96°F
(5.53°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.94°F
(1.07°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Nov 2012–Oct 2016
48-Month
41.79°F
(5.44°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.78°F
(0.99°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Nov 2011–Oct 2016
60-Month
42.00°F
(5.56°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
2.00°F
(1.12°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/