Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (29.54")
1901-1954 Base Period
189505 - 189604 28.29" 14 -1.25"
189605 - 189704 31.54" 52 2.00"
189705 - 189804 27.00" 9 -2.54"
189805 - 189904 30.54" 40 1.00"
189905 - 190004 29.17" 24 -0.37"
190005 - 190104 29.62" 28 0.08"
190105 - 190204 27.45" 10 -2.09"
190205 - 190304 32.17" 56 2.63"
190305 - 190404 28.52" 18 -1.02"
190405 - 190504 28.76" 19 -0.78"
190505 - 190604 31.92" 53 2.38"
190605 - 190704 32.59" 57 3.05"
190705 - 190804 31.10" 48 1.56"
190805 - 190904 30.41" 37 0.87"
190905 - 191004 28.42" 16 -1.12"
191005 - 191104 26.70" 6 -2.84"
191105 - 191204 30.97" 47 1.43"
191205 - 191304 29.71" 32 0.17"
191305 - 191404 29.19" 25 -0.35"
191405 - 191504 29.00" 22 -0.54"
191505 - 191604 33.20" 59 3.66"
191605 - 191704 28.80" 20 -0.74"
191705 - 191804 24.99" 1 -4.55"
191805 - 191904 29.65" 29 0.11"
191905 - 192004 31.99" 54 2.45"
192005 - 192104 30.59" 41 1.05"
192105 - 192204 30.60" 42 1.06"
192205 - 192304 28.44" 17 -1.10"
192305 - 192404 30.43" 38 0.89"
192405 - 192504 25.94" 4 -3.60"
192505 - 192604 28.13" 12 -1.41"
192605 - 192704 32.17" 56 2.63"
192705 - 192804 30.36" 36 0.82"
192805 - 192904 31.19" 49 1.65"
192905 - 193004 28.16" 13 -1.38"
193005 - 193104 25.23" 2 -4.31"
193105 - 193204 29.67" 30 0.13"
193205 - 193304 29.71" 32 0.17"
193305 - 193404 25.88" 3 -3.66"
193405 - 193504 27.78" 11 -1.76"
193505 - 193604 29.51" 27 -0.03"
193605 - 193704 28.38" 15 -1.16"
193705 - 193804 30.32" 34 0.78"
193805 - 193904 28.88" 21 -0.66"
193905 - 194004 26.90" 8 -2.64"
194005 - 194104 29.14" 23 -0.40"
194105 - 194204 32.74" 58 3.20"
194205 - 194304 30.94" 46 1.40"
194305 - 194404 29.19" 25 -0.35"
194405 - 194504 30.47" 39 0.93"
194505 - 194604 31.24" 50 1.70"
194605 - 194704 30.90" 45 1.36"
194705 - 194804 30.67" 43 1.13"
194805 - 194904 30.75" 44 1.21"
194905 - 195004 30.34" 35 0.80"
195005 - 195104 30.27" 33 0.73"
195105 - 195204 31.46" 51 1.92"
195205 - 195304 26.84" 7 -2.70"
195305 - 195404 26.63" 5 -2.91"

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/