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Minimum Temperature Rankings, October 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2021
1-Month
45.37°F
(7.43°C)
41.41°F
(5.23°C)
3.96°F
(2.20°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
1947
Ties: 2015
Sep–Oct 2021
2-Month
49.92°F
(9.96°C)
46.65°F
(8.14°C)
3.27°F
(1.82°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Aug–Oct 2021
3-Month
53.83°F
(12.13°C)
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
3.04°F
(1.69°C)
127th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
2nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jul–Oct 2021
4-Month
56.17°F
(13.43°C)
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
2.94°F
(1.64°C)
128th Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2021
Jun–Oct 2021
5-Month
56.85°F
(13.81°C)
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
3.14°F
(1.75°C)
128th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
1st Warmest
Warmest to Date
2021
May–Oct 2021
6-Month
55.34°F
(12.97°C)
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
2.68°F
(1.49°C)
127th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
2nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Apr–Oct 2021
7-Month
52.98°F
(11.66°C)
50.65°F
(10.36°C)
2.33°F
(1.30°C)
126th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
3rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Mar–Oct 2021
8-Month
50.50°F
(10.28°C)
48.07°F
(8.93°C)
2.43°F
(1.35°C)
125th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
4th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Feb–Oct 2021
9-Month
47.16°F
(8.42°C)
45.26°F
(7.37°C)
1.90°F
(1.05°C)
121st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
8th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jan–Oct 2021
10-Month
44.97°F
(7.21°C)
42.72°F
(5.96°C)
2.25°F
(1.25°C)
124th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
5th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 2020
Dec 2020–Oct 2021
11-Month
43.13°F
(6.18°C)
40.89°F
(4.94°C)
2.24°F
(1.24°C)
121st Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
7th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Nov 2020–Oct 2021
12-Month
42.40°F
(5.78°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
2.36°F
(1.31°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
5th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
May 2020–Oct 2021
18-Month
46.32°F
(7.96°C)
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
2.07°F
(1.15°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
5th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Nov 2019–Oct 2021
24-Month
42.30°F
(5.72°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
2.26°F
(1.25°C)
123rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917, 1918
4th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Nov 2018–Oct 2021
36-Month
41.94°F
(5.52°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.92°F
(1.06°C)
119th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
7th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Nov 2017–Oct 2021
48-Month
41.97°F
(5.54°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
120th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
5th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Nov 2016–Oct 2021
60-Month
42.16°F
(5.64°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
2.16°F
(1.20°C)
120th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
4th Warmest
Warmest since:
2019, 2020

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