Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (26.69")
1901-1954 Base Period
189506 - 189604 25.41" 14 -1.28"
189606 - 189704 28.58" 50 1.89"
189706 - 189804 24.88" 11 -1.81"
189806 - 189904 27.31" 35 0.62"
189906 - 190004 26.43" 25 -0.26"
190006 - 190104 27.17" 32 0.48"
190106 - 190204 24.79" 10 -1.90"
190206 - 190304 29.17" 55 2.48"
190306 - 190404 25.51" 15 -1.18"
190406 - 190504 26.17" 22 -0.52"
190506 - 190604 28.18" 48 1.49"
190606 - 190704 29.43" 57 2.74"
190706 - 190804 27.65" 42 0.96"
190806 - 190904 26.28" 24 -0.41"
190906 - 191004 25.38" 13 -1.31"
191006 - 191104 24.11" 6 -2.58"
191106 - 191204 29.00" 53 2.31"
191206 - 191304 26.82" 28 0.13"
191306 - 191404 26.68" 27 -0.01"
191406 - 191504 26.52" 26 -0.17"
191506 - 191604 29.31" 56 2.62"
191606 - 191704 25.92" 19 -0.77"
191706 - 191804 22.35" 2 -4.34"
191806 - 191904 27.06" 30 0.37"
191906 - 192004 28.79" 51 2.10"
192006 - 192104 27.80" 44 1.11"
192106 - 192204 28.05" 47 1.36"
192206 - 192304 25.33" 12 -1.36"
192306 - 192404 27.30" 34 0.61"
192406 - 192504 23.52" 5 -3.17"
192506 - 192604 26.21" 23 -0.48"
192606 - 192704 29.96" 58 3.27"
192706 - 192804 27.37" 37 0.68"
192806 - 192904 28.85" 52 2.16"
192906 - 193004 24.65" 8 -2.04"
193006 - 193104 22.06" 1 -4.63"
193106 - 193204 27.38" 38 0.69"
193206 - 193304 27.29" 33 0.60"
193306 - 193404 22.49" 3 -4.20"
193406 - 193504 25.97" 20 -0.72"
193506 - 193604 25.79" 17 -0.90"
193606 - 193704 26.13" 21 -0.56"
193706 - 193804 27.99" 46 1.30"
193806 - 193904 25.64" 16 -1.05"
193906 - 194004 24.70" 9 -1.99"
194006 - 194104 26.92" 29 0.23"
194106 - 194204 30.07" 59 3.38"
194206 - 194304 27.78" 43 1.09"
194306 - 194404 25.80" 18 -0.89"
194406 - 194504 27.47" 40 0.78"
194506 - 194604 28.37" 49 1.68"
194606 - 194704 27.15" 31 0.46"
194706 - 194804 27.48" 41 0.79"
194806 - 194904 27.98" 45 1.29"
194906 - 195004 27.36" 36 0.67"
195006 - 195104 27.39" 39 0.70"
195106 - 195204 29.09" 54 2.40"
195206 - 195304 24.15" 7 -2.54"
195306 - 195404 23.37" 4 -3.32"

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