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Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1942
1-Month
41.68°F
(5.38°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
73rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
56th Warmest
Warmest since:
1947
Ties: 1975
Sep–Oct 1942
2-Month
46.09°F
(7.83°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.31°C)
31st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
98th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Aug–Oct 1942
3-Month
50.39°F
(10.22°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
35th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
94th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jul–Oct 1942
4-Month
52.94°F
(11.63°C)
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
43rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
86th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Ties: 1923
Jun–Oct 1942
5-Month
53.46°F
(11.92°C)
53.70°F
(12.06°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
39th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
90th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Ties: 1932
May–Oct 1942
6-Month
52.32°F
(11.29°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
33rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
96th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr–Oct 1942
7-Month
50.60°F
(10.33°C)
50.65°F
(10.36°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
52nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
77th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Mar–Oct 1942
8-Month
47.99°F
(8.88°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
46th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
83rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1897, 1996
Feb–Oct 1942
9-Month
44.93°F
(7.18°C)
45.27°F
(7.37°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
38th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
91st Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jan–Oct 1942
10-Month
42.32°F
(5.73°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
34th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
95th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Dec 1941–Oct 1942
11-Month
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
55th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
73rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1898, 1922
Nov 1941–Oct 1942
12-Month
40.10°F
(4.50°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
64th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
64th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
May 1941–Oct 1942
18-Month
44.62°F
(7.01°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
82nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
46th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Nov 1940–Oct 1942
24-Month
40.55°F
(4.75°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
82nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917, 1918
45th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Nov 1939–Oct 1942
36-Month
40.41°F
(4.67°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.39°F
(0.21°C)
80th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
46th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Nov 1938–Oct 1942
48-Month
40.37°F
(4.65°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
82nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
43rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1936
Nov 1937–Oct 1942
60-Month
40.55°F
(4.75°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.55°F
(0.31°C)
88th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
36th Warmest
Warmest since:
2019, 2020

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