Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1962
1-Month
56.12°F
(13.40°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
2.01°F
(1.12°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1925
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1963
Sep–Oct 1962
2-Month
60.15°F
(15.64°C)
59.48°F
(15.27°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Aug–Oct 1962
3-Month
64.14°F
(17.86°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1947
Ties: 1910
Jul–Oct 1962
4-Month
66.12°F
(18.96°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.02°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2021
Jun–Oct 1962
5-Month
66.48°F
(19.16°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2021
May–Oct 1962
6-Month
65.77°F
(18.76°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Apr–Oct 1962
7-Month
63.78°F
(17.66°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
0.29°F
(0.17°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1934, 2012
Mar–Oct 1962
8-Month
60.55°F
(15.86°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1958, 1966
Feb–Oct 1962
9-Month
57.70°F
(14.28°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Jan–Oct 1962
10-Month
54.63°F
(12.57°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1912, 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Dec 1961–Oct 1962
11-Month
52.49°F
(11.38°C)
52.97°F
(11.65°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Nov 1961–Oct 1962
12-Month
51.49°F
(10.83°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
May 1961–Oct 1962
18-Month
56.08°F
(13.38°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.25°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 1909
Nov 1960–Oct 1962
24-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1897, 1968
Nov 1959–Oct 1962
36-Month
51.68°F
(10.93°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Nov 1958–Oct 1962
48-Month
51.80°F
(11.00°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Nov 1957–Oct 1962
60-Month
51.86°F
(11.03°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/