Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (24.74")
1901-1927 Base Period
189505 - 189602 23.29" 8 -1.45"
189605 - 189702 25.50" 22 0.76"
189705 - 189802 22.56" 4 -2.18"
189805 - 189902 25.94" 25 1.20"
189905 - 190002 23.48" 10 -1.26"
190005 - 190102 24.80" 18 0.06"
190105 - 190202 22.70" 5 -2.04"
190205 - 190302 27.17" 30 2.43"
190305 - 190402 23.30" 9 -1.44"
190405 - 190502 23.02" 6 -1.72"
190505 - 190602 26.58" 29 1.84"
190605 - 190702 27.82" 31 3.08"
190705 - 190802 26.23" 27 1.49"
190805 - 190902 25.92" 24 1.18"
190905 - 191002 25.34" 21 0.60"
191005 - 191102 22.14" 2 -2.60"
191105 - 191202 24.24" 14 -0.50"
191205 - 191302 24.67" 17 -0.07"
191305 - 191402 24.61" 16 -0.13"
191405 - 191502 25.17" 19 0.43"
191505 - 191602 28.98" 32 4.24"
191605 - 191702 23.64" 11 -1.10"
191705 - 191802 20.32" 1 -4.42"
191805 - 191902 24.53" 15 -0.21"
191905 - 192002 25.91" 23 1.17"
192005 - 192102 25.28" 20 0.54"
192105 - 192202 24.06" 13 -0.68"
192205 - 192302 23.18" 7 -1.56"
192305 - 192402 25.95" 26 1.21"
192405 - 192502 22.28" 3 -2.46"
192505 - 192602 23.64" 11 -1.10"
192605 - 192702 26.53" 28 1.79"

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/