Climate at a Glance

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Average Temperature Rankings, October 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1897
1-Month
55.11°F
(12.84°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
1.00°F
(0.56°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1925
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 1963
Sep–Oct 1897
2-Month
60.76°F
(15.98°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
1.27°F
(0.71°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1976
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 2003
Aug–Oct 1897
3-Month
64.29°F
(17.94°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1947
Jul–Oct 1897
4-Month
66.55°F
(19.19°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1976
48th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Jun–Oct 1897
5-Month
66.87°F
(19.37°C)
66.64°F
(19.24°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
57th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1935
May–Oct 1897
6-Month
65.92°F
(18.84°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–Oct 1897
7-Month
63.81°F
(17.67°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1907
59th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934, 2012
Ties: 1958, 1985
Mar–Oct 1897
8-Month
60.68°F
(15.93°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Oct 1897
9-Month
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Oct 1897
10-Month
54.70°F
(12.61°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912, 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Dec 1896–Oct 1897
11-Month
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
74th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1976
Nov 1896–Oct 1897
12-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1896
May 1896–Oct 1897
18-Month
56.34°F
(13.52°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
89th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Nov 1895–Oct 1897
24-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1913
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1962, 1968

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/