Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (24.66")
1901-1991 Base Period
189510 - 189607 24.17" 35 -0.49"
189610 - 189707 25.87" 68 1.21"
189710 - 189807 24.38" 39 -0.28"
189810 - 189907 24.63" 41 -0.03"
189910 - 190007 25.26" 58 0.60"
190010 - 190107 23.30" 25 -1.36"
190110 - 190207 23.30" 25 -1.36"
190210 - 190307 27.01" 86 2.35"
190310 - 190407 23.13" 23 -1.53"
190410 - 190507 25.67" 62 1.01"
190510 - 190607 25.75" 65 1.09"
190610 - 190707 26.36" 77 1.70"
190710 - 190807 26.63" 82 1.97"
190810 - 190907 24.84" 45 0.18"
190910 - 191007 22.09" 12 -2.57"
191010 - 191107 21.65" 10 -3.01"
191110 - 191207 26.72" 83 2.06"
191210 - 191307 23.42" 27 -1.24"
191310 - 191407 24.08" 31 -0.58"
191410 - 191507 26.51" 81 1.85"
191510 - 191607 25.70" 63 1.04"
191610 - 191707 22.54" 15 -2.12"
191710 - 191807 19.96" 2 -4.70"
191810 - 191907 26.78" 84 2.12"
191910 - 192007 26.34" 76 1.68"
192010 - 192107 24.68" 42 0.02"
192110 - 192207 25.82" 66 1.16"
192210 - 192307 25.17" 56 0.51"
192310 - 192407 23.11" 22 -1.55"
192410 - 192507 20.73" 3 -3.93"
192510 - 192607 23.27" 24 -1.39"
192610 - 192707 27.11" 88 2.45"
192710 - 192807 25.90" 70 1.24"
192810 - 192907 24.95" 51 0.29"
192910 - 193007 22.19" 13 -2.47"
193010 - 193107 20.79" 4 -3.87"
193110 - 193207 25.83" 67 1.17"
193210 - 193307 24.29" 38 -0.37"
193310 - 193407 19.42" 1 -5.24"
193410 - 193507 25.74" 64 1.08"
193510 - 193607 21.50" 8 -3.16"
193610 - 193707 24.77" 43 0.11"
193710 - 193807 27.41" 90 2.75"
193810 - 193907 22.55" 16 -2.11"
193910 - 194007 22.39" 14 -2.27"
194010 - 194107 26.09" 72 1.43"
194110 - 194207 26.32" 75 1.66"
194210 - 194307 25.17" 56 0.51"
194310 - 194407 24.27" 37 -0.39"
194410 - 194507 26.13" 73 1.47"
194510 - 194607 25.07" 54 0.41"
194610 - 194707 25.49" 61 0.83"
194710 - 194807 26.17" 74 1.51"
194810 - 194907 26.90" 85 2.24"
194910 - 195007 25.91" 71 1.25"
195010 - 195107 24.15" 34 -0.51"
195110 - 195207 24.90" 49 0.24"
195210 - 195307 23.86" 30 -0.80"
195310 - 195407 21.59" 9 -3.07"
195410 - 195507 22.58" 18 -2.08"
195510 - 195607 22.57" 17 -2.09"
195610 - 195707 25.90" 70 1.24"
195710 - 195807 28.23" 94 3.57"
195810 - 195907 22.64" 19 -2.02"
195910 - 196007 24.80" 44 0.14"
196010 - 196107 24.98" 53 0.32"
196110 - 196207 24.88" 47 0.22"
196210 - 196307 22.02" 11 -2.64"
196310 - 196407 22.88" 21 -1.78"
196410 - 196507 24.93" 50 0.27"
196510 - 196607 21.30" 7 -3.36"
196610 - 196707 23.81" 29 -0.85"
196710 - 196807 24.50" 40 -0.16"
196810 - 196907 26.50" 80 1.84"
196910 - 197007 24.20" 36 -0.46"
197010 - 197107 24.09" 32 -0.57"
197110 - 197207 25.46" 60 0.80"
197210 - 197307 29.63" 96 4.97"
197310 - 197407 26.49" 79 1.83"
197410 - 197507 27.46" 91 2.80"
197510 - 197607 23.64" 28 -1.02"
197610 - 197707 20.81" 6 -3.85"
197710 - 197807 26.46" 78 1.80"
197810 - 197907 27.09" 87 2.43"
197910 - 198007 24.11" 33 -0.55"
198010 - 198107 22.80" 20 -1.86"
198110 - 198207 27.30" 89 2.64"
198210 - 198307 29.24" 95 4.58"
198310 - 198407 28.04" 93 3.38"
198410 - 198507 24.85" 46 0.19"
198510 - 198607 25.40" 59 0.74"
198610 - 198707 25.26" 58 0.60"
198710 - 198807 20.80" 5 -3.86"
198810 - 198907 24.97" 52 0.31"
198910 - 199007 24.90" 48 0.24"
199010 - 199107 27.49" 92 2.83"

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/