Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum 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
66.07°F
(18.93°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.40°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1925
87th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1963
Ties: 1996
Sep–Oct 2012
2-Month
73.08°F
(22.82°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1925
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1963
Aug–Oct 2012
3-Month
77.85°F
(25.47°C)
76.59°F
(24.77°C)
1.26°F
(0.70°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1912
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1947
Jul–Oct 2012
4-Month
80.88°F
(27.16°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
1.77°F
(0.99°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1947
Jun–Oct 2012
5-Month
81.54°F
(27.52°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
1.99°F
(1.10°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
May–Oct 2012
6-Month
80.72°F
(27.07°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
2.27°F
(1.26°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Apr–Oct 2012
7-Month
78.85°F
(26.03°C)
76.31°F
(24.62°C)
2.54°F
(1.41°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Mar–Oct 2012
8-Month
76.85°F
(24.92°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
3.45°F
(1.92°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Oct 2012
9-Month
73.66°F
(23.14°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
3.43°F
(1.90°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Oct 2012
10-Month
71.05°F
(21.69°C)
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
3.80°F
(2.11°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2011–Oct 2012
11-Month
68.73°F
(20.41°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
3.70°F
(2.06°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2011–Oct 2012
12-Month
67.59°F
(19.77°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
3.58°F
(1.99°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
May 2011–Oct 2012
18-Month
71.64°F
(22.02°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
2.82°F
(1.56°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2010–Oct 2012
24-Month
66.18°F
(18.99°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
2.18°F
(1.21°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1913
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Nov 2009–Oct 2012
36-Month
65.69°F
(18.72°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.71°F
(0.95°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Nov 2008–Oct 2012
48-Month
65.33°F
(18.52°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.36°F
(0.76°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1915
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018
Nov 2007–Oct 2012
60-Month
65.18°F
(18.43°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.22°F
(0.67°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/