Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2020
1-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1988
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1919
Ties: 2016
Sep–Oct 2020
2-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1927
Aug–Oct 2020
3-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1900, 2007
Ties: 1939, 1998
Jul–Oct 2020
4-Month
72.6°F
(22.6°C)
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1967
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1900
Jun–Oct 2020
5-Month
72.7°F
(22.6°C)
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1967
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1900, 2016
Ties: 1936, 2015
May–Oct 2020
6-Month
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1967
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018, 2019
Ties: 1944, 1970, 2012
Apr–Oct 2020
7-Month
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1967
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1922, 1949, 1990, 1993
Mar–Oct 2020
8-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1967
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 1925, 1933, 1939, 1942, 1998
Feb–Oct 2020
9-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1895, 1967
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2010
Jan–Oct 2020
10-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1895, 1940
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2016
Dec 2019–Oct 2020
11-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1904
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Nov 2019–Oct 2020
12-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1904
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 2007
May 2019–Oct 2020
18-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1904, 1918, 1968
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Nov 2018–Oct 2020
24-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1905
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Nov 2017–Oct 2020
36-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1968, 1969
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Nov 2016–Oct 2020
48-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1969
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Nov 2015–Oct 2020
60-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1967, 1970
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/