Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (29.33")
1901-1941 Base Period
189505 - 189604 28.29" 12 -1.04"
189605 - 189704 31.54" 40 2.21"
189705 - 189804 27.00" 7 -2.33"
189805 - 189904 30.54" 34 1.21"
189905 - 190004 29.17" 22 -0.16"
190005 - 190104 29.62" 25 0.29"
190105 - 190204 27.45" 8 -1.88"
190205 - 190304 32.17" 44 2.84"
190305 - 190404 28.52" 16 -0.81"
190405 - 190504 28.76" 17 -0.57"
190505 - 190604 31.92" 41 2.59"
190605 - 190704 32.59" 45 3.26"
190705 - 190804 31.10" 38 1.77"
190805 - 190904 30.41" 32 1.08"
190905 - 191004 28.42" 14 -0.91"
191005 - 191104 26.70" 5 -2.63"
191105 - 191204 30.97" 37 1.64"
191205 - 191304 29.71" 29 0.38"
191305 - 191404 29.19" 23 -0.14"
191405 - 191504 29.00" 20 -0.33"
191505 - 191604 33.20" 46 3.87"
191605 - 191704 28.80" 18 -0.53"
191705 - 191804 24.99" 1 -4.34"
191805 - 191904 29.65" 26 0.32"
191905 - 192004 31.99" 42 2.66"
192005 - 192104 30.59" 35 1.26"
192105 - 192204 30.60" 36 1.27"
192205 - 192304 28.44" 15 -0.89"
192305 - 192404 30.43" 33 1.10"
192405 - 192504 25.94" 4 -3.39"
192505 - 192604 28.13" 10 -1.20"
192605 - 192704 32.17" 44 2.84"
192705 - 192804 30.36" 31 1.03"
192805 - 192904 31.19" 39 1.86"
192905 - 193004 28.16" 11 -1.17"
193005 - 193104 25.23" 2 -4.10"
193105 - 193204 29.67" 27 0.34"
193205 - 193304 29.71" 29 0.38"
193305 - 193404 25.88" 3 -3.45"
193405 - 193504 27.78" 9 -1.55"
193505 - 193604 29.51" 24 0.18"
193605 - 193704 28.38" 13 -0.95"
193705 - 193804 30.32" 30 0.99"
193805 - 193904 28.88" 19 -0.45"
193905 - 194004 26.90" 6 -2.43"
194005 - 194104 29.14" 21 -0.19"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/