Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1953
1-Month
70.34°F
(21.30°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
3.54°F
(1.97°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1925
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1963
Sep–Oct 1953
2-Month
75.85°F
(24.36°C)
72.30°F
(22.39°C)
3.55°F
(1.97°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1925
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1963
Aug–Oct 1953
3-Month
79.10°F
(26.17°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
2.52°F
(1.40°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1947
Ties: 1938
Jul–Oct 1953
4-Month
81.19°F
(27.33°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
2.08°F
(1.16°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1947
Jun–Oct 1953
5-Month
81.63°F
(27.57°C)
79.56°F
(26.42°C)
2.07°F
(1.15°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
May–Oct 1953
6-Month
79.91°F
(26.62°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
1.46°F
(0.81°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1934
Ties: 1956
Apr–Oct 1953
7-Month
77.18°F
(25.10°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
0.86°F
(0.48°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1934
Mar–Oct 1953
8-Month
74.45°F
(23.58°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
1.05°F
(0.58°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–Oct 1953
9-Month
71.42°F
(21.90°C)
70.22°F
(21.23°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–Oct 1953
10-Month
68.96°F
(20.53°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
1.71°F
(0.95°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 2015, 2021
Dec 1952–Oct 1953
11-Month
66.58°F
(19.21°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1952–Oct 1953
12-Month
65.32°F
(18.51°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
May 1952–Oct 1953
18-Month
70.26°F
(21.26°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1951–Oct 1953
24-Month
64.85°F
(18.25°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2017
Nov 1950–Oct 1953
36-Month
64.46°F
(18.03°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.48°F
(0.26°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Nov 1949–Oct 1953
48-Month
64.38°F
(17.99°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1915
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Nov 1948–Oct 1953
60-Month
64.21°F
(17.89°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.25°F
(0.13°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/