Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1925
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2007
Ties: 1923, 1930
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1900
Ties: 1923, 1948, 1979, 1997
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1900
Ties: 1942, 1989, 1996, 2003
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1900
Ties: 1937, 1952, 1969
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1992
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1900
Ties: 1895, 1912, 1966
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1900
Ties: 1902, 1904, 1928, 1945, 1960, 1982
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1897, 1903, 1923, 1963, 1964
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1924
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1916, 1928, 1958
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1940
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1907
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1904
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1917
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1905
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1918, 1979
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1927
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1919, 1929, 1967, 1968, 1970
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905, 1907, 1908
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1917, 1962

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/