USA: Temp & Precip Highlights – October & YTD

Temperature Highlights – October

The average temperature for October was 56.9 degrees F (13.8 ?? C), which is 2.1 ??F (1.2 ??C) above the 1901-2000 average, the eleventh warmest on record in the United States. Warmer-than-normal conditions prevailed throughout the western U.S. and into the Midwest.

Of the nine climate regions, none had below normal temperatures and only two, both along the Eastern Seaboard, experienced an average temperature that was near normal.

No state had below normal average temperatures, while more than half were above-average. Wyoming had its fourth warmest October and Montana its seventh.

Ranking by State For October:

Six-Month Period (May through October) and Year-to-Date