Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (23.71")
1901-1940 Base Period
189508 - 189605 22.42" 13 -1.29"
189608 - 189705 24.84" 30 1.13"
189708 - 189805 22.30" 12 -1.41"
189808 - 189905 24.10" 26 0.39"
189908 - 190005 22.96" 18 -0.75"
190008 - 190105 23.73" 22 0.02"
190108 - 190205 22.87" 16 -0.84"
190208 - 190305 26.20" 42 2.49"
190308 - 190405 22.25" 11 -1.46"
190408 - 190505 23.87" 25 0.16"
190508 - 190605 24.52" 28 0.81"
190608 - 190705 26.54" 43 2.83"
190708 - 190805 25.66" 40 1.95"
190808 - 190905 23.29" 19 -0.42"
190908 - 191005 21.71" 8 -2.00"
191008 - 191105 21.01" 5 -2.70"
191108 - 191205 26.83" 44 3.12"
191208 - 191305 23.63" 20 -0.08"
191308 - 191405 23.81" 24 0.10"
191408 - 191505 25.11" 35 1.40"
191508 - 191605 25.44" 37 1.73"
191608 - 191705 22.10" 9 -1.61"
191708 - 191805 19.99" 1 -3.72"
191808 - 191905 25.68" 41 1.97"
191908 - 192005 25.57" 39 1.86"
192008 - 192105 24.76" 29 1.05"
192108 - 192205 25.40" 36 1.69"
192208 - 192305 22.87" 16 -0.84"
192308 - 192405 23.72" 21 0.01"
192408 - 192505 20.30" 4 -3.41"
192508 - 192605 22.86" 15 -0.85"
192608 - 192705 27.60" 45 3.89"
192708 - 192805 23.75" 23 0.04"
192808 - 192905 25.01" 32 1.30"
192908 - 193005 22.62" 14 -1.09"
193008 - 193105 20.23" 3 -3.48"
193108 - 193205 24.95" 31 1.24"
193208 - 193305 25.02" 33 1.31"
193308 - 193405 20.02" 2 -3.69"
193408 - 193505 25.03" 34 1.32"
193508 - 193605 22.20" 10 -1.51"
193608 - 193705 24.24" 27 0.53"
193708 - 193805 25.50" 38 1.79"
193808 - 193905 21.38" 7 -2.33"
193908 - 194005 21.24" 6 -2.47"

Citing This Page

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