Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (45.16")
1901-1954 Base Period
189505 - 189610 44.04" 19 -1.12"
189605 - 189710 45.17" 29 0.01"
189705 - 189810 44.07" 20 -1.09"
189805 - 189910 45.41" 32 0.25"
189905 - 190010 45.82" 34 0.66"
190005 - 190110 44.26" 22 -0.90"
190105 - 190210 43.40" 14 -1.76"
190205 - 190310 47.96" 50 2.80"
190305 - 190410 43.83" 17 -1.33"
190405 - 190510 46.60" 40 1.44"
190505 - 190610 49.80" 58 4.64"
190605 - 190710 49.25" 57 4.09"
190705 - 190810 48.00" 51 2.84"
190805 - 190910 45.94" 37 0.78"
190905 - 191010 42.54" 11 -2.62"
191005 - 191110 42.03" 8 -3.13"
191105 - 191210 47.25" 45 2.09"
191205 - 191310 45.12" 28 -0.04"
191305 - 191410 44.83" 27 -0.33"
191405 - 191510 47.69" 48 2.53"
191505 - 191610 49.15" 56 3.99"
191605 - 191710 42.38" 10 -2.78"
191705 - 191810 39.99" 3 -5.17"
191805 - 191910 47.13" 44 1.97"
191905 - 192010 48.38" 53 3.22"
192005 - 192110 45.53" 33 0.37"
192105 - 192210 44.73" 26 -0.43"
192205 - 192310 45.85" 36 0.69"
192305 - 192410 44.65" 25 -0.51"
192405 - 192510 41.35" 7 -3.81"
192505 - 192610 44.63" 24 -0.53"
192605 - 192710 48.67" 55 3.51"
192705 - 192810 47.54" 47 2.38"
192805 - 192910 47.05" 43 1.89"
192905 - 193010 42.05" 9 -3.11"
193005 - 193110 39.05" 1 -6.11"
193105 - 193210 45.24" 30 0.08"
193205 - 193310 44.30" 23 -0.86"
193305 - 193410 39.17" 2 -5.99"
193405 - 193510 43.88" 18 -1.28"
193505 - 193610 43.26" 13 -1.90"
193605 - 193710 43.60" 16 -1.56"
193705 - 193810 45.83" 35 0.67"
193805 - 193910 42.69" 12 -2.47"
193905 - 194010 41.34" 6 -3.82"
194005 - 194110 48.47" 54 3.31"
194105 - 194210 49.84" 59 4.68"
194205 - 194310 46.08" 38 0.92"
194305 - 194410 44.20" 21 -0.96"
194405 - 194510 47.84" 49 2.68"
194505 - 194610 48.38" 53 3.22"
194605 - 194710 46.74" 41 1.58"
194705 - 194810 45.32" 31 0.16"
194805 - 194910 47.52" 46 2.36"
194905 - 195010 47.02" 42 1.86"
195005 - 195110 46.41" 39 1.25"
195105 - 195210 43.43" 15 -1.73"
195205 - 195310 40.59" 4 -4.57"
195305 - 195410 40.65" 5 -4.51"

Citing This Page

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