Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (24.05")
1901-1922 Base Period
189507 - 189604 22.46" 6 -1.59"
189607 - 189704 25.94" 23 1.89"
189707 - 189804 22.00" 3 -2.05"
189807 - 189904 24.24" 16 0.19"
189907 - 190004 23.46" 11 -0.59"
190007 - 190104 24.14" 15 0.09"
190107 - 190204 22.19" 5 -1.86"
190207 - 190304 26.28" 25 2.23"
190307 - 190404 22.63" 7 -1.42"
190407 - 190504 23.06" 9 -0.99"
190507 - 190604 24.88" 19 0.83"
190607 - 190704 26.39" 26 2.34"
190707 - 190804 24.53" 17 0.48"
190807 - 190904 23.26" 10 -0.79"
190907 - 191004 22.15" 4 -1.90"
191007 - 191104 21.63" 2 -2.42"
191107 - 191204 26.80" 27 2.75"
191207 - 191304 24.11" 14 0.06"
191307 - 191404 23.97" 13 -0.08"
191407 - 191504 23.67" 12 -0.38"
191507 - 191604 26.13" 24 2.08"
191607 - 191704 22.68" 8 -1.37"
191707 - 191804 19.91" 1 -4.14"
191807 - 191904 24.81" 18 0.76"
191907 - 192004 25.82" 22 1.77"
192007 - 192104 24.91" 20 0.86"
192107 - 192204 25.15" 21 1.10"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/