Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1895
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2007
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1971, 2018
Ties: 1918
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1964
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1942, 1945, 1986
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1909
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1935, 1954, 1958
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1963
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1903, 1908, 1912
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1963
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1915, 1938, 1945, 1983, 1985
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1924
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1920
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1924
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1976
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1963
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1934
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1963
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998, 2012
Ties: 1924
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1963
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998, 2012
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1961, 1966
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1964
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1965
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1906, 1925, 1926, 1966
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1964, 1965, 1966
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1906, 1929, 1970
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1965, 1967
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1909, 1917, 1930, 1962, 1971

Citing This Page

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