Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Average 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
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2015
Ties: 1895
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1944, 2014
Ties: 1898, 1899
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1955, 1975
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1927, 1935, 1971, 1977, 1993, 2000, 2019
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1954
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1929, 1951
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899, 1916
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1917, 1977, 2000
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1899, 1954
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1980
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1955
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1969, 1977
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1955
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1914, 1928, 1930, 2000, 2009, 2010
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1916
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1900, 1944, 1997, 2012
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1916
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 2007, 2010, 2012
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1916
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1905, 1947, 1953, 1968, 1977, 2012, 2019
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2015
Ties: 1944, 1974, 1993, 2012
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1901, 1981, 1996
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1950
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1902, 1925, 1934, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1958, 2011
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1951, 1957
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1929, 1938, 1977, 1979, 1980
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913, 1920
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1929, 1934, 1936, 1939, 1946, 1947, 1963, 1965, 1985, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/