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Dangerous Heat in the West; Flash Flooding Possible Across the Southern US

Dangerous heat is expected across areas in Texas and from Washington through California. Several daily high temperature records are expected to be either tied or broken in the West. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows over the Southwestern U.S. through Friday. Locally heavy rain is expected from thunderstorms in the Southeast. Read More >

October, November, December

 

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October
Rank Warmest
(°F)
Years Rank Coldest
(°F)
Years Rank Wettest
(ins.)
Years Rank Driest
(ins.)
Years
1 64.1 1963 1 43.4 1925 1 10.53 1941 1 0.03 1964
2 63.2 1947 2 44.3 1917 2 9.68 2021 2 0.04 1897
3 61.9 1900 3 47.2 1976 3 7.95 2009 3 0.10 1904
4 61.6 1956 4 48.0 1987 4 7.31 1991 4 0.23 1896
5 (tie) 60.3 2021 5 48.2 1988 5 5.67 1969 5 0.35 1907
5 (tie) 60.3 1938 6 48.3 1952 6 5.56 1967 6 0.55 1915
7 (tie) 60.2 1920 7 48.6 1895 7 5.33 2018 7 0.58 1968
7 (tie) 60.2 1897 8 49.3 2009 8 5.30 2019 8 0.61 1950
9 (tie) 60.0 1950 9 49.6 1980 9 5.29 2017 9 (tie) 0.67 1895
9 (tie) 60.0 2016 10 49.7 1909 10 5.18 1973 9 (tie) 0.67 1956, 2011

 


 


November
Rank Warmest
(°F)
Years Rank Coldest
(°F)
Years Rank Wettest
(ins.)
Years Rank Driest
(ins.)
Years
1 50.2 1931 1 32.0 1976 1 7.62 1985 1 0.07 1917
2 50.0 2001 2 32.9 1959 2 7.19 1990 2 0.12 1904
3 49.3 1902 3 (tie) 33.3 1911 3 6.17 2015 3 0.20 1914
4 (tie) 47.9 2015 3 (tie) 33.3 1951 4 (tie) 5.58 1992 4 0.22 1999
4 (tie) 47.9 1909 5 33.6 1995 4 (tie) 5.58 1983 5 0.26 1933
6 47.7 2016 6 33.7 1996 6 5.55 1931 6 0.43 1953
7 47.4 1899 7 33.9 1950 7 5.53 1909 7 0.52 1924
8 (tie) 47.2 1999 8 34.6 2018 8 5.41 1926 8 0.61 2021
8 (tie) 47.2 1913 9 35.0 1947 9 5.29 1946 9 0.65 1949
10 46.6 2009 10 35.3 1910 10 4.95 1982 10 0.67 1980

 


 


December
Rank Warmest
(°F)
Years Rank Coldest
(°F)
Years Rank Wettest
(ins.)
Years Rank Driest
(ins.)
Years
1 43.1 1889 1 15.2 1983 1 6.34 1949 1 0.29 1930
2 41.1 2015 2 15.4 1963 2 6.31 2015 2 0.30 1919
3 38.6 1931 3 16.1 2000 3 5.45 1982 3 0.32 1995
4 38.3 1891 4 16.2 1989 4 4.96 1971 4 0.33 1962
5 38.0 1923 5 18.5 1985 5 4.46 1932 5 0.36 1955
6 37.4 1982 6 19.2 1909 6 4.17 2009 6 0.38 1976
7 37.2 1896 7 19.9 1917 7 4.15 1987 7 0.39 1900
8 36.6 1918 8 20.6 1919 8 4.11 1973 8 0.40 1896
9 36.4 1941 9 (tie) 20.8 1950 9 4.05 2008 9 0.41 1890
10 35.7 1913 9 (tie) 20.8 1914 10 3.82 1894 10 0.49 1958

Records began in 1883.