Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1979
1-Month
55.26°F
(12.92°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1925
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1963
Sep–Oct 1979
2-Month
60.67°F
(15.93°C)
59.48°F
(15.27°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Aug–Oct 1979
3-Month
64.11°F
(17.84°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1947
Jul–Oct 1979
4-Month
66.36°F
(19.09°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2021
Jun–Oct 1979
5-Month
66.65°F
(19.25°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2021
May–Oct 1979
6-Month
65.40°F
(18.56°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.08°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Apr–Oct 1979
7-Month
63.22°F
(17.34°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934, 2012
Ties: 2009
Mar–Oct 1979
8-Month
60.58°F
(15.88°C)
60.75°F
(15.97°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1929
Feb–Oct 1979
9-Month
56.97°F
(13.87°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.44°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jan–Oct 1979
10-Month
53.46°F
(11.92°C)
54.98°F
(12.77°C)
-1.52°F
(-0.85°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1912, 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Oct 1979
11-Month
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
-1.65°F
(-0.91°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–Oct 1979
12-Month
50.49°F
(10.27°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-1.54°F
(-0.86°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
May 1978–Oct 1979
18-Month
55.58°F
(13.10°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
-0.96°F
(-0.53°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Nov 1977–Oct 1979
24-Month
50.97°F
(10.54°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-1.05°F
(-0.58°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1913
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1905
Nov 1976–Oct 1979
36-Month
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.69°F
(-0.38°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Nov 1975–Oct 1979
48-Month
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Nov 1974–Oct 1979
60-Month
51.49°F
(10.83°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1920
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1913

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/