Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (4.98")
1901-1954 Base Period
189503 - 189504 3.98" 5 -1.00"
189603 - 189604 5.00" 31 0.02"
189703 - 189704 6.04" 55 1.06"
189803 - 189804 4.44" 12 -0.54"
189903 - 189904 4.60" 22 -0.38"
190003 - 190004 5.69" 51 0.71"
190103 - 190104 4.82" 26 -0.16"
190203 - 190204 4.75" 24 -0.23"
190303 - 190304 5.00" 30 0.02"
190403 - 190404 5.22" 38 0.24"
190503 - 190504 5.74" 53 0.76"
190603 - 190604 5.34" 46 0.36"
190703 - 190704 4.77" 25 -0.21"
190803 - 190804 4.87" 28 -0.11"
190903 - 190904 4.49" 15 -0.49"
191003 - 191004 3.08" 1 -1.90"
191103 - 191104 4.56" 17 -0.42"
191203 - 191204 6.73" 60 1.75"
191303 - 191304 5.04" 34 0.06"
191403 - 191404 4.58" 21 -0.40"
191503 - 191504 3.83" 4 -1.15"
191603 - 191604 4.22" 8 -0.76"
191703 - 191704 5.16" 37 0.18"
191803 - 191804 4.67" 23 -0.31"
191903 - 191904 5.12" 36 0.14"
192003 - 192004 6.08" 56 1.10"
192103 - 192104 5.31" 44 0.33"
192203 - 192204 6.54" 59 1.56"
192303 - 192304 5.26" 39 0.28"
192403 - 192404 4.48" 14 -0.50"
192503 - 192504 3.66" 2 -1.32"
192603 - 192604 4.49" 15 -0.49"
192703 - 192704 5.64" 50 0.66"
192803 - 192804 5.31" 44 0.33"
192903 - 192904 5.74" 53 0.76"
193003 - 193004 3.81" 3 -1.17"
193103 - 193104 4.38" 11 -0.60"
193203 - 193204 4.45" 13 -0.53"
193303 - 193304 5.01" 33 0.03"
193403 - 193404 4.11" 7 -0.87"
193503 - 193504 5.47" 47 0.49"
193603 - 193604 4.10" 6 -0.88"
193703 - 193704 4.83" 27 -0.15"
193803 - 193804 5.99" 54 1.01"
193903 - 193904 4.23" 9 -0.75"
194003 - 194004 5.31" 44 0.33"
194103 - 194104 5.10" 35 0.12"
194203 - 194204 5.30" 41 0.32"
194303 - 194304 5.01" 33 0.03"
194403 - 194404 6.33" 58 1.35"
194503 - 194504 6.17" 57 1.19"
194603 - 194604 4.33" 10 -0.65"
194703 - 194704 5.28" 40 0.30"
194803 - 194804 5.54" 48 0.56"
194903 - 194904 4.56" 17 -0.42"
195003 - 195004 4.57" 20 -0.41"
195103 - 195104 4.95" 29 -0.03"
195203 - 195204 5.33" 45 0.35"
195303 - 195304 5.57" 49 0.59"
195403 - 195404 4.56" 17 -0.42"

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/