Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1985
1-Month
42.84°F
(6.02°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
1.43°F
(0.79°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1947
Ties: 2010
Sep–Oct 1985
2-Month
46.89°F
(8.27°C)
46.66°F
(8.14°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2015
Ties: 1937, 2001
Aug–Oct 1985
3-Month
50.66°F
(10.37°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Jul–Oct 1985
4-Month
53.19°F
(11.77°C)
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2021
Jun–Oct 1985
5-Month
53.54°F
(11.97°C)
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2021
May–Oct 1985
6-Month
52.78°F
(11.54°C)
52.67°F
(11.48°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1960, 1978
Apr–Oct 1985
7-Month
51.13°F
(10.63°C)
50.65°F
(10.36°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Mar–Oct 1985
8-Month
48.75°F
(9.31°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Feb–Oct 1985
9-Month
45.56°F
(7.53°C)
45.27°F
(7.37°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Jan–Oct 1985
10-Month
42.62°F
(5.90°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Dec 1984–Oct 1985
11-Month
40.99°F
(4.99°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Nov 1984–Oct 1985
12-Month
40.14°F
(4.52°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
May 1984–Oct 1985
18-Month
44.38°F
(6.88°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1996
Nov 1983–Oct 1985
24-Month
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917, 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Nov 1982–Oct 1985
36-Month
40.46°F
(4.70°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Nov 1981–Oct 1985
48-Month
40.29°F
(4.61°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.28°F
(0.16°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Nov 1980–Oct 1985
60-Month
40.44°F
(4.69°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1920
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2019, 2020
Ties: 1941, 1986

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Minimum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/