Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Date Value Rank Departure From Mean (2.10")
1901-1925 Base Period
189510 1.08" 1 -1.02"
189610 2.15" 19 0.05"
189710 1.83" 10 -0.27"
189810 2.50" 24 0.40"
189910 2.41" 22 0.31"
190010 2.75" 28 0.65"
190110 1.51" 4 -0.59"
190210 1.93" 12 -0.17"
190310 1.77" 9 -0.33"
190410 1.66" 7 -0.44"
190510 2.17" 21 0.07"
190610 2.08" 16 -0.02"
190710 2.03" 13 -0.07"
190810 2.03" 13 -0.07"
190910 1.54" 6 -0.56"
191010 2.04" 15 -0.06"
191110 2.49" 23 0.39"
191210 2.13" 18 0.03"
191310 2.52" 26 0.42"
191410 2.51" 25 0.41"
191510 1.85" 11 -0.25"
191610 2.10" 17 0.00"
191710 1.38" 2 -0.72"
191810 2.92" 29 0.82"
191910 3.45" 31 1.35"
192010 2.17" 21 0.07"
192110 1.46" 3 -0.64"
192210 1.73" 8 -0.37"
192310 2.53" 27 0.43"
192410 1.53" 5 -0.57"
192510 2.99" 30 0.89"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/