Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (27.39")
1901-1954 Base Period
189512 - 189610 27.73" 35 0.34"
189612 - 189710 26.35" 17 -1.04"
189712 - 189810 28.15" 37 0.76"
189812 - 189910 26.08" 14 -1.31"
189912 - 190010 28.96" 46 1.57"
190012 - 190110 25.24" 10 -2.15"
190112 - 190210 27.31" 27 -0.08"
190212 - 190310 29.02" 47 1.63"
190312 - 190410 26.21" 16 -1.18"
190412 - 190510 30.27" 57 2.88"
190512 - 190610 29.77" 53 2.38"
190612 - 190710 28.88" 45 1.49"
190712 - 190810 29.09" 49 1.70"
190812 - 190910 27.37" 29 -0.02"
190912 - 191010 24.06" 3 -3.33"
191012 - 191110 26.15" 15 -1.24"
191112 - 191210 29.81" 55 2.42"
191212 - 191310 27.32" 28 -0.07"
191312 - 191410 27.11" 26 -0.28"
191412 - 191510 30.54" 58 3.15"
191512 - 191610 28.36" 39 0.97"
191612 - 191710 24.92" 6 -2.47"
191712 - 191810 25.46" 12 -1.93"
191812 - 191910 29.81" 55 2.42"
191912 - 192010 28.10" 36 0.71"
192012 - 192110 26.88" 24 -0.51"
192112 - 192210 27.38" 30 -0.01"
192212 - 192310 29.64" 52 2.25"
192312 - 192410 25.36" 11 -2.03"
192412 - 192510 25.76" 13 -1.63"
192512 - 192610 27.06" 25 -0.33"
192612 - 192710 29.30" 50 1.91"
192712 - 192810 28.29" 38 0.90"
192812 - 192910 27.72" 34 0.33"
192912 - 193010 24.23" 4 -3.16"
193012 - 193110 22.88" 1 -4.51"
193112 - 193210 28.88" 45 1.49"
193212 - 193310 26.71" 23 -0.68"
193312 - 193410 23.53" 2 -3.86"
193412 - 193510 27.59" 31 0.20"
193512 - 193610 25.12" 8 -2.27"
193612 - 193710 28.71" 41 1.32"
193712 - 193810 28.45" 40 1.06"
193812 - 193910 25.17" 9 -2.22"
193912 - 194010 26.54" 20 -0.85"
194012 - 194110 31.12" 59 3.73"
194112 - 194210 28.79" 43 1.40"
194212 - 194310 26.63" 21 -0.76"
194312 - 194410 27.62" 32 0.23"
194412 - 194510 30.15" 56 2.76"
194512 - 194610 28.77" 42 1.38"
194612 - 194710 26.52" 19 -0.87"
194712 - 194810 26.70" 22 -0.69"
194812 - 194910 29.48" 51 2.09"
194912 - 195010 29.06" 48 1.67"
195012 - 195110 27.63" 33 0.24"
195112 - 195210 24.86" 5 -2.53"
195212 - 195310 26.47" 18 -0.92"
195312 - 195410 25.11" 7 -2.28"

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/