Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1925
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 1987
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1900
Ties: 1925, 1962, 1964
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1900
Ties: 1904, 1962
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1900
Ties: 2000, 2009
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1992
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1900
Ties: 1940
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1900
Ties: 1956
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1926, 1927, 1956, 1966
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1924
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1956, 1967
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1895, 1967
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1940
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1982
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1927, 1948, 1966
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1915, 1916, 1984
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1896, 1914, 1915, 1923, 1941, 1951, 1969, 1975, 1984, 1997, 2003
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1915, 1928, 1969, 1971
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918, 1979
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1916, 1919, 1920, 1958, 1962, 1969, 1970
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1925, 1971
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905, 1907, 1908
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2020
Ties: 1904, 1929, 1969, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/