Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Date Value Rank Departure From Mean (2.17")
1901-1927 Base Period
189502 1.41" 1 -0.76"
189602 2.05" 15 -0.12"
189702 2.79" 30 0.62"
189802 1.65" 3 -0.52"
189902 2.28" 21 0.11"
190002 2.52" 25 0.35"
190102 2.13" 20 -0.04"
190202 2.56" 26 0.39"
190302 3.03" 33 0.86"
190402 2.43" 23 0.26"
190502 2.35" 22 0.18"
190602 1.72" 4 -0.45"
190702 1.82" 10 -0.35"
190802 2.81" 31 0.64"
190902 2.88" 32 0.71"
191002 2.11" 18 -0.06"
191102 2.13" 20 -0.04"
191202 1.90" 13 -0.27"
191302 1.90" 13 -0.27"
191402 2.08" 17 -0.09"
191502 2.77" 29 0.60"
191602 1.77" 6 -0.40"
191702 1.81" 9 -0.36"
191802 1.72" 4 -0.45"
191902 2.64" 27 0.47"
192002 1.61" 2 -0.56"
192102 1.77" 6 -0.40"
192202 2.44" 24 0.27"
192302 1.86" 12 -0.31"
192402 1.83" 11 -0.34"
192502 1.78" 8 -0.39"
192602 2.05" 15 -0.12"
192702 2.72" 28 0.55"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/