Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (29.69")
1901-1927 Base Period
189503 - 189602 27.27" 4 -2.42"
189603 - 189702 30.50" 21 0.81"
189703 - 189802 28.60" 11 -1.09"
189803 - 189902 30.38" 19 0.69"
189903 - 190002 28.08" 8 -1.61"
190003 - 190102 30.49" 20 0.80"
190103 - 190202 27.52" 6 -2.17"
190203 - 190302 31.92" 29 2.23"
190303 - 190402 28.30" 10 -1.39"
190403 - 190502 28.24" 9 -1.45"
190503 - 190602 32.32" 30 2.63"
190603 - 190702 33.16" 32 3.47"
190703 - 190802 31.00" 23 1.31"
190803 - 190902 30.79" 22 1.10"
190903 - 191002 29.83" 18 0.14"
191003 - 191102 25.22" 1 -4.47"
191103 - 191202 28.80" 12 -0.89"
191203 - 191302 31.40" 28 1.71"
191303 - 191402 29.65" 15 -0.04"
191403 - 191502 29.75" 17 0.06"
191503 - 191602 32.81" 31 3.12"
191603 - 191702 27.86" 7 -1.83"
191703 - 191802 25.48" 2 -4.21"
191803 - 191902 29.20" 13 -0.49"
191903 - 192002 31.03" 25 1.34"
192003 - 192102 31.36" 27 1.67"
192103 - 192202 29.37" 14 -0.32"
192203 - 192302 29.72" 16 0.03"
192303 - 192402 31.21" 26 1.52"
192403 - 192502 26.76" 3 -2.93"
192503 - 192602 27.30" 5 -2.39"
192603 - 192702 31.02" 24 1.33"

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/