Climate at a Glance

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Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1897
1-Month
42.51°F
(5.84°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
1.10°F
(0.61°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
34th Warmest Warmest to Date 1947
Ties: 1994
Sep–Oct 1897
2-Month
47.64°F
(8.69°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
0.98°F
(0.55°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
30th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Aug–Oct 1897
3-Month
51.16°F
(10.64°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
54th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul–Oct 1897
4-Month
53.44°F
(11.91°C)
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1976
59th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1935
Jun–Oct 1897
5-Month
53.82°F
(12.12°C)
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
65th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
May–Oct 1897
6-Month
52.80°F
(11.56°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2018
Apr–Oct 1897
7-Month
50.81°F
(10.45°C)
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Mar–Oct 1897
8-Month
47.99°F
(8.88°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2016
Ties: 1942, 1996
Feb–Oct 1897
9-Month
45.27°F
(7.37°C)
45.27°F
(7.37°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2016
Ties: 1949
Jan–Oct 1897
10-Month
42.61°F
(5.89°C)
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.07°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2016
Dec 1896–Oct 1897
11-Month
41.04°F
(5.02°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
56th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Nov 1896–Oct 1897
12-Month
39.96°F
(4.42°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
May 1896–Oct 1897
18-Month
44.28°F
(6.82°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
0.03°F
(0.01°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Nov 1895–Oct 1897
24-Month
39.94°F
(4.41°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917, 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017

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