Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (5.39")
1901-1919 Base Period
189504 - 189505 4.87" 8 -0.52"
189604 - 189605 5.55" 18 0.16"
189704 - 189705 4.54" 2 -0.85"
189804 - 189805 5.25" 14 -0.14"
189904 - 189905 4.52" 1 -0.87"
190004 - 190005 5.86" 21 0.47"
190104 - 190105 5.19" 11 -0.20"
190204 - 190205 4.85" 7 -0.54"
190304 - 190305 5.00" 10 -0.39"
190404 - 190405 4.71" 5 -0.68"
190504 - 190505 6.54" 24 1.15"
190604 - 190605 5.24" 13 -0.15"
190704 - 190705 5.77" 20 0.38"
190804 - 190805 6.82" 25 1.43"
190904 - 190905 5.32" 16 -0.07"
191004 - 191005 4.65" 4 -0.74"
191104 - 191105 4.82" 6 -0.57"
191204 - 191205 6.23" 23 0.84"
191304 - 191305 4.56" 3 -0.83"
191404 - 191405 5.21" 12 -0.18"
191504 - 191505 6.21" 22 0.82"
191604 - 191605 4.97" 9 -0.42"
191704 - 191705 5.32" 16 -0.07"
191804 - 191805 5.41" 17 0.02"
191904 - 191905 5.61" 19 0.22"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/