Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (29.76")
1901-1929 Base Period
189505 - 189604 28.29" 7 -1.47"
189605 - 189704 31.54" 28 1.78"
189705 - 189804 27.00" 4 -2.76"
189805 - 189904 30.54" 22 0.78"
189905 - 190004 29.17" 14 -0.59"
190005 - 190104 29.62" 16 -0.14"
190105 - 190204 27.45" 5 -2.31"
190205 - 190304 32.17" 32 2.41"
190305 - 190404 28.52" 10 -1.24"
190405 - 190504 28.76" 11 -1.00"
190505 - 190604 31.92" 29 2.16"
190605 - 190704 32.59" 33 2.83"
190705 - 190804 31.10" 26 1.34"
190805 - 190904 30.41" 20 0.65"
190905 - 191004 28.42" 8 -1.34"
191005 - 191104 26.70" 3 -3.06"
191105 - 191204 30.97" 25 1.21"
191205 - 191304 29.71" 18 -0.05"
191305 - 191404 29.19" 15 -0.57"
191405 - 191504 29.00" 13 -0.76"
191505 - 191604 33.20" 34 3.44"
191605 - 191704 28.80" 12 -0.96"
191705 - 191804 24.99" 1 -4.77"
191805 - 191904 29.65" 17 -0.11"
191905 - 192004 31.99" 30 2.23"
192005 - 192104 30.59" 23 0.83"
192105 - 192204 30.60" 24 0.84"
192205 - 192304 28.44" 9 -1.32"
192305 - 192404 30.43" 21 0.67"
192405 - 192504 25.94" 2 -3.82"
192505 - 192604 28.13" 6 -1.63"
192605 - 192704 32.17" 32 2.41"
192705 - 192804 30.36" 19 0.60"
192805 - 192904 31.19" 27 1.43"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/