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Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2017
1-Month
68.45°F
(20.25°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
1.65°F
(0.92°C)
98th Coolest
Coolest since:
1925
31st Warmest
Warmest since:
1963
Ties: 1924, 1962
Sep–Oct 2017
2-Month
73.60°F
(23.11°C)
72.30°F
(22.39°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
98th Coolest
Coolest since:
1925
31st Warmest
Warmest since:
1963
Aug–Oct 2017
3-Month
77.16°F
(25.09°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
84th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
45th Warmest
Warmest since:
1947
Ties: 1978, 1979, 1988
Jul–Oct 2017
4-Month
80.01°F
(26.67°C)
79.11°F
(26.17°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
93rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
36th Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
Jun–Oct 2017
5-Month
80.66°F
(27.03°C)
79.56°F
(26.42°C)
1.10°F
(0.61°C)
101st Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
28th Warmest
Warmest since:
2022
May–Oct 2017
6-Month
79.42°F
(26.34°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
0.97°F
(0.53°C)
98th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
31st Warmest
Warmest since:
1934
Apr–Oct 2017
7-Month
77.49°F
(25.27°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
107th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
22nd Warmest
Warmest since:
1934
Mar–Oct 2017
8-Month
75.03°F
(23.91°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
12th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Oct 2017
9-Month
72.49°F
(22.49°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
2.26°F
(1.25°C)
124th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
5th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Oct 2017
10-Month
69.52°F
(20.84°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
2.26°F
(1.25°C)
124th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
5th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 2016–Oct 2017
11-Month
67.07°F
(19.48°C)
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
2.04°F
(1.13°C)
122nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
6th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 2016–Oct 2017
12-Month
66.45°F
(19.14°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
2.44°F
(1.36°C)
122nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
6th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
May 2016–Oct 2017
18-Month
70.99°F
(21.66°C)
68.83°F
(20.46°C)
2.16°F
(1.20°C)
122nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
6th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 2015–Oct 2017
24-Month
66.62°F
(19.23°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
2.62°F
(1.45°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1913
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2017
Nov 2014–Oct 2017
36-Month
66.22°F
(19.01°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
2.24°F
(1.24°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
3rd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2018
Nov 2013–Oct 2017
48-Month
65.72°F
(18.73°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.75°F
(0.97°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
2nd Warmest
Warmest to Date
2018
Nov 2012–Oct 2017
60-Month
65.53°F
(18.63°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
117th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
7th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 2002, 2003

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