Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2012
1-Month
53.89°F
(12.16°C)
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1925
81st Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1963
Ties: 1937, 1974
Sep–Oct 2012
2-Month
60.10°F
(15.61°C)
59.49°F
(15.27°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2015
Ties: 2020
Aug–Oct 2012
3-Month
64.67°F
(18.15°C)
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1976
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1947
Jul–Oct 2012
4-Month
67.69°F
(19.83°C)
66.17°F
(18.98°C)
1.52°F
(0.85°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2021
Jun–Oct 2012
5-Month
68.26°F
(20.14°C)
66.63°F
(19.24°C)
1.63°F
(0.90°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2021
May–Oct 2012
6-Month
67.46°F
(19.70°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
1.90°F
(1.06°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Apr–Oct 2012
7-Month
65.63°F
(18.68°C)
63.49°F
(17.49°C)
2.14°F
(1.19°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
1st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934, 2012
Ties: 1934
Mar–Oct 2012
8-Month
63.73°F
(17.63°C)
60.74°F
(15.97°C)
2.99°F
(1.66°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Oct 2012
9-Month
60.82°F
(16.01°C)
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
3.07°F
(1.70°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Oct 2012
10-Month
58.35°F
(14.64°C)
54.99°F
(12.77°C)
3.36°F
(1.87°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912, 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2011–Oct 2012
11-Month
56.26°F
(13.48°C)
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
3.30°F
(1.84°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2011–Oct 2012
12-Month
55.22°F
(12.90°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
3.19°F
(1.77°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
May 2011–Oct 2012
18-Month
59.11°F
(15.06°C)
56.54°F
(13.63°C)
2.57°F
(1.43°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Nov 2010–Oct 2012
24-Month
54.02°F
(12.23°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1913
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Nov 2009–Oct 2012
36-Month
53.69°F
(12.05°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.69°F
(0.94°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Ties: 2013
Nov 2008–Oct 2012
48-Month
53.37°F
(11.87°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.38°F
(0.76°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018
Nov 2007–Oct 2012
60-Month
53.18°F
(11.77°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1920
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/