Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Date Value Rank Departure From Mean (2.88")
1901-1929 Base Period
189505 2.88" 19 0.00"
189605 2.96" 21 0.08"
189705 2.12" 3 -0.76"
189805 3.23" 30 0.35"
189905 2.74" 16 -0.14"
190005 2.45" 7 -0.43"
190105 2.66" 15 -0.22"
190205 3.00" 23 0.12"
190305 3.01" 24 0.13"
190405 2.59" 11 -0.29"
190505 3.74" 33 0.86"
190605 3.16" 28 0.28"
190705 3.45" 31 0.57"
190805 4.13" 35 1.25"
190905 3.04" 25 0.16"
191005 2.59" 11 -0.29"
191105 1.97" 2 -0.91"
191205 2.89" 20 0.01"
191305 2.51" 9 -0.37"
191405 2.48" 8 -0.40"
191505 3.89" 34 1.01"
191605 2.88" 19 0.00"
191705 2.64" 14 -0.24"
191805 2.59" 11 -0.29"
191905 3.20" 29 0.32"
192005 2.79" 17 -0.09"
192105 2.55" 10 -0.33"
192205 3.11" 26 0.23"
192305 3.13" 27 0.25"
192405 2.42" 6 -0.46"
192505 1.92" 1 -0.96"
192605 2.21" 4 -0.67"
192705 2.99" 22 0.11"
192805 2.34" 5 -0.54"
192905 3.51" 32 0.63"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/