Climate at a Glance

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1988
1-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1988
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1919
Sep–Oct 1988
2-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Aug–Oct 1988
3-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1900, 2007
Ties: 1992
Jul–Oct 1988
4-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1967
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1900
Ties: 1904, 1908, 1948, 1982
Jun–Oct 1988
5-Month
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1967
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1900, 2016
Ties: 1992
May–Oct 1988
6-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1967
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1964, 1979
Apr–Oct 1988
7-Month
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1904
Mar–Oct 1988
8-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1907, 1960, 1976
Feb–Oct 1988
9-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1895, 1967
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1901, 1969
Jan–Oct 1988
10-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1895, 1940
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1967
Dec 1987–Oct 1988
11-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1918
Nov 1987–Oct 1988
12-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1982
May 1987–Oct 1988
18-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904, 1918, 1968
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1962, 1965, 1980, 2001
Nov 1986–Oct 1988
24-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1903, 1917, 1959, 1971
Nov 1985–Oct 1988
36-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968, 1969
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1911, 1924, 1930, 1940, 1941, 1956, 1990, 2015
Nov 1984–Oct 1988
48-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1937, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1946, 1947, 1995, 1998, 1999
Nov 1983–Oct 1988
60-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1967, 1970
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1913, 1928, 1931, 1958, 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/