Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (26.92")
1901-1941 Base Period
189504 - 189602 25.28" 12 -1.64"
189604 - 189702 28.09" 32 1.17"
189704 - 189802 24.98" 8 -1.94"
189804 - 189902 27.96" 30 1.04"
189904 - 190002 25.26" 11 -1.66"
190004 - 190102 28.21" 35 1.29"
190104 - 190202 25.23" 10 -1.69"
190204 - 190302 29.02" 43 2.10"
190304 - 190402 25.29" 13 -1.63"
190404 - 190502 25.14" 9 -1.78"
190504 - 190602 29.38" 44 2.46"
190604 - 190702 29.90" 45 2.98"
190704 - 190802 28.55" 38 1.63"
190804 - 190902 28.61" 40 1.69"
190904 - 191002 27.62" 28 0.70"
191004 - 191102 24.20" 5 -2.72"
191104 - 191202 27.09" 23 0.17"
191204 - 191302 28.01" 31 1.09"
191304 - 191402 26.66" 18 -0.26"
191404 - 191502 27.90" 29 0.98"
191504 - 191602 31.30" 46 4.38"
191604 - 191702 25.73" 15 -1.19"
191704 - 191802 23.00" 2 -3.92"
191804 - 191902 27.35" 27 0.43"
191904 - 192002 28.32" 36 1.40"
192004 - 192102 28.58" 39 1.66"
192104 - 192202 26.85" 20 -0.07"
192204 - 192302 26.26" 17 -0.66"
192304 - 192402 28.79" 42 1.87"
192404 - 192502 24.54" 7 -2.38"
192504 - 192602 25.74" 16 -1.18"
192604 - 192702 28.71" 41 1.79"
192704 - 192802 28.10" 33 1.18"
192804 - 192902 28.37" 37 1.45"
192904 - 193002 27.28" 24 0.36"
193004 - 193102 22.68" 1 -4.24"
193104 - 193202 27.29" 25 0.37"
193204 - 193302 26.84" 19 -0.08"
193304 - 193402 24.31" 6 -2.61"
193404 - 193502 24.08" 4 -2.84"
193504 - 193602 28.14" 34 1.22"
193604 - 193702 25.55" 14 -1.37"
193704 - 193802 27.01" 21 0.09"
193804 - 193902 27.34" 26 0.42"
193904 - 194002 23.75" 3 -3.17"
194004 - 194102 27.08" 22 0.16"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/