Following are highlights of the NOAA U.S. Climate Report for October. Some big temperature variations are featured as well as a historical ranking of the early-October snowstorm that brought tremendous damage to the livestock industry in the Northern Plains.--Bryce
U.S. climate highlights - October
Below-average temperatures dominated west of the Mississippi River. Oregon had its 11th coolest October, with a monthly temperature of 46.3°F, 3.0°F below average. No state had October temperatures that ranked among the ten coolest.
Above-average temperatures were observed across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Delaware tied its tenth warmest October with a monthly ...