Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (26.82")
1901-1948 Base Period
189508 - 189606 25.06" 12 -1.76"
189608 - 189706 27.72" 33 0.90"
189708 - 189806 25.37" 15 -1.45"
189808 - 189906 27.07" 26 0.25"
189908 - 190006 25.99" 18 -0.83"
190008 - 190106 26.33" 20 -0.49"
190108 - 190206 25.76" 16 -1.06"
190208 - 190306 29.08" 49 2.26"
190308 - 190406 25.36" 14 -1.46"
190408 - 190506 27.17" 27 0.35"
190508 - 190606 27.56" 29 0.74"
190608 - 190706 29.66" 51 2.84"
190708 - 190806 28.68" 47 1.86"
190808 - 190906 26.52" 24 -0.30"
190908 - 191006 24.19" 7 -2.63"
191008 - 191106 23.21" 4 -3.61"
191108 - 191206 29.54" 50 2.72"
191208 - 191306 26.34" 21 -0.48"
191308 - 191406 26.66" 25 -0.16"
191408 - 191506 28.29" 39 1.47"
191508 - 191606 28.68" 47 1.86"
191608 - 191706 24.54" 9 -2.28"
191708 - 191806 22.24" 1 -4.58"
191808 - 191906 28.65" 45 1.83"
191908 - 192006 28.46" 42 1.64"
192008 - 192106 27.66" 32 0.84"
192108 - 192206 28.10" 37 1.28"
192208 - 192306 26.17" 19 -0.65"
192308 - 192406 26.49" 23 -0.33"
192408 - 192506 23.21" 4 -3.61"
192508 - 192606 25.35" 13 -1.47"
192608 - 192706 30.72" 53 3.90"
192708 - 192806 28.03" 36 1.21"
192808 - 192906 27.64" 30 0.82"
192908 - 193006 24.95" 11 -1.87"
193008 - 193106 22.37" 2 -4.45"
193108 - 193206 28.01" 35 1.19"
193208 - 193306 26.47" 22 -0.35"
193308 - 193406 22.61" 3 -4.21"
193408 - 193506 28.22" 38 1.40"
193508 - 193606 24.11" 6 -2.71"
193608 - 193706 27.35" 28 0.53"
193708 - 193806 28.62" 44 1.80"
193808 - 193906 24.70" 10 -2.12"
193908 - 194006 24.22" 8 -2.60"
194008 - 194106 27.91" 34 1.09"
194108 - 194206 29.74" 52 2.92"
194208 - 194306 28.46" 42 1.64"
194308 - 194406 25.97" 17 -0.85"
194408 - 194506 28.43" 40 1.61"
194508 - 194606 28.54" 43 1.72"
194608 - 194706 28.72" 48 1.90"
194708 - 194806 27.66" 32 0.84"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/