Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (5.41")
1901-1929 Base Period
189504 - 189505 4.87" 11 -0.54"
189604 - 189605 5.55" 23 0.14"
189704 - 189705 4.54" 4 -0.87"
189804 - 189805 5.25" 17 -0.16"
189904 - 189905 4.52" 3 -0.89"
190004 - 190005 5.86" 26 0.45"
190104 - 190105 5.19" 14 -0.22"
190204 - 190205 4.85" 10 -0.56"
190304 - 190305 5.00" 13 -0.41"
190404 - 190405 4.71" 8 -0.70"
190504 - 190505 6.54" 34 1.13"
190604 - 190605 5.24" 16 -0.17"
190704 - 190705 5.77" 25 0.36"
190804 - 190805 6.82" 35 1.41"
190904 - 190905 5.32" 20 -0.09"
191004 - 191005 4.65" 6 -0.76"
191104 - 191105 4.82" 9 -0.59"
191204 - 191205 6.23" 32 0.82"
191304 - 191305 4.56" 5 -0.85"
191404 - 191405 5.21" 15 -0.20"
191504 - 191505 6.21" 31 0.80"
191604 - 191605 4.97" 12 -0.44"
191704 - 191705 5.32" 20 -0.09"
191804 - 191805 5.41" 22 0.00"
191904 - 191905 5.61" 24 0.20"
192004 - 192005 6.09" 29 0.68"
192104 - 192105 5.34" 21 -0.07"
192204 - 192205 6.19" 30 0.78"
192304 - 192305 5.97" 27 0.56"
192404 - 192405 4.68" 7 -0.73"
192504 - 192505 4.02" 1 -1.39"
192604 - 192605 4.39" 2 -1.02"
192704 - 192705 6.04" 28 0.63"
192804 - 192805 5.26" 18 -0.15"
192904 - 192905 6.44" 33 1.03"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/