Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Date Value Rank Departure From Mean (2.83")
1901-1944 Base Period
189505 2.88" 27 0.05"
189605 2.96" 29 0.13"
189705 2.12" 4 -0.71"
189805 3.23" 41 0.40"
189905 2.74" 24 -0.09"
190005 2.45" 14 -0.38"
190105 2.66" 22 -0.17"
190205 3.00" 32 0.17"
190305 3.01" 33 0.18"
190405 2.59" 18 -0.24"
190505 3.74" 48 0.91"
190605 3.16" 38 0.33"
190705 3.45" 45 0.62"
190805 4.13" 50 1.30"
190905 3.04" 34 0.21"
191005 2.59" 18 -0.24"
191105 1.97" 3 -0.86"
191205 2.89" 28 0.06"
191305 2.51" 16 -0.32"
191405 2.48" 15 -0.35"
191505 3.89" 49 1.06"
191605 2.88" 27 0.05"
191705 2.64" 21 -0.19"
191805 2.59" 18 -0.24"
191905 3.20" 40 0.37"
192005 2.79" 25 -0.04"
192105 2.55" 17 -0.28"
192205 3.11" 35 0.28"
192305 3.13" 36 0.30"
192405 2.42" 12 -0.41"
192505 1.92" 2 -0.91"
192605 2.21" 6 -0.62"
192705 2.99" 30 0.16"
192805 2.34" 11 -0.49"
192905 3.51" 46 0.68"
193005 3.17" 39 0.34"
193105 2.29" 9 -0.54"
193205 2.42" 12 -0.41"
193305 3.39" 44 0.56"
193405 1.81" 1 -1.02"
193505 3.72" 47 0.89"
193605 2.25" 8 -0.58"
193705 2.33" 10 -0.50"
193805 3.24" 42 0.41"
193905 2.20" 5 -0.63"
194005 2.22" 7 -0.61"
194105 2.67" 23 -0.16"
194205 3.16" 38 0.33"
194305 3.39" 44 0.56"
194405 3.00" 32 0.17"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/