Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Date Value Rank Departure From Mean (2.16")
1901-1941 Base Period
189502 1.41" 1 -0.75"
189602 2.05" 23 -0.11"
189702 2.79" 42 0.63"
189802 1.65" 3 -0.51"
189902 2.28" 31 0.12"
190002 2.52" 36 0.36"
190102 2.13" 28 -0.03"
190202 2.56" 37 0.40"
190302 3.03" 47 0.87"
190402 2.43" 34 0.27"
190502 2.35" 32 0.19"
190602 1.72" 6 -0.44"
190702 1.82" 14 -0.34"
190802 2.81" 43 0.65"
190902 2.88" 44 0.72"
191002 2.11" 26 -0.05"
191102 2.13" 28 -0.03"
191202 1.90" 19 -0.26"
191302 1.90" 19 -0.26"
191402 2.08" 25 -0.08"
191502 2.77" 41 0.61"
191602 1.77" 9 -0.39"
191702 1.81" 13 -0.35"
191802 1.72" 6 -0.44"
191902 2.64" 39 0.48"
192002 1.61" 2 -0.55"
192102 1.77" 9 -0.39"
192202 2.44" 35 0.28"
192302 1.86" 18 -0.30"
192402 1.83" 15 -0.33"
192502 1.78" 12 -0.38"
192602 2.05" 24 -0.11"
192702 2.72" 40 0.56"
192802 1.84" 16 -0.32"
192902 2.02" 22 -0.14"
193002 1.74" 8 -0.42"
193102 1.84" 16 -0.32"
193202 2.23" 30 0.07"
193302 1.94" 21 -0.22"
193402 1.65" 3 -0.51"
193502 1.70" 5 -0.46"
193602 2.62" 38 0.46"
193702 2.22" 29 0.06"
193802 2.41" 33 0.25"
193902 2.93" 45 0.77"
194002 2.98" 46 0.82"
194102 1.77" 9 -0.39"

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/