Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1948
1-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1988
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1919
Sep–Oct 1948
2-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1937, 1952, 1987
Aug–Oct 1948
3-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1976
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1900, 2007
Jul–Oct 1948
4-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1967
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1900
Ties: 1904, 1908, 1982, 1988
Jun–Oct 1948
5-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1967
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1900, 2016
Ties: 1981
May–Oct 1948
6-Month
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1967
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018, 2019
Ties: 1940, 1982, 2006
Apr–Oct 1948
7-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1967
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1971, 2000
Mar–Oct 1948
8-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1967
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1897, 1908, 1944
Feb–Oct 1948
9-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1895, 1967
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1946, 1951, 1952, 1970
Jan–Oct 1948
10-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1895, 1940
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1908, 1909, 1915, 1970, 1997, 2003, 2014
Dec 1947–Oct 1948
11-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1931, 1956, 1965, 1971, 1980, 2003
Nov 1947–Oct 1948
12-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1907, 1931, 1956, 1984
May 1947–Oct 1948
18-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904, 1918, 1968
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1907, 1909, 1915, 1920, 1928, 1929, 1951, 1960, 1975
Nov 1946–Oct 1948
24-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1909, 1929, 1958
Nov 1945–Oct 1948
36-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1968, 1969
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1928, 1931, 1973, 1994, 1998
Nov 1944–Oct 1948
48-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1969
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1913, 1914, 1921
Nov 1943–Oct 1948
60-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1967, 1970
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1901, 1927, 1930, 1940, 1986, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/