Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (59.13")
1901-1931 Base Period
189511 - 189710 59.44" 18 0.31"
189611 - 189810 59.86" 20 0.73"
189711 - 189910 58.78" 13 -0.35"
189811 - 190010 59.29" 16 0.16"
189911 - 190110 58.56" 12 -0.57"
190011 - 190210 56.37" 8 -2.76"
190111 - 190310 60.77" 25 1.64"
190211 - 190410 60.05" 22 0.92"
190311 - 190510 59.33" 17 0.20"
190411 - 190610 63.25" 34 4.12"
190511 - 190710 63.33" 35 4.20"
190611 - 190810 62.71" 31 3.58"
190711 - 190910 60.38" 23 1.25"
190811 - 191010 56.05" 5 -3.08"
190911 - 191110 54.92" 4 -4.21"
191011 - 191210 59.83" 19 0.70"
191111 - 191310 60.76" 24 1.63"
191211 - 191410 58.26" 10 -0.87"
191311 - 191510 61.47" 28 2.34"
191411 - 191610 62.51" 30 3.38"
191511 - 191710 56.89" 9 -2.24"
191611 - 191810 52.84" 2 -6.29"
191711 - 191910 58.54" 11 -0.59"
191811 - 192010 63.03" 32 3.90"
191911 - 192110 60.04" 21 0.91"
192011 - 192210 58.93" 14 -0.20"
192111 - 192310 61.51" 29 2.38"
192211 - 192410 58.96" 15 -0.17"
192311 - 192510 54.37" 3 -4.76"
192411 - 192610 56.35" 7 -2.78"
192511 - 192710 61.39" 27 2.26"
192611 - 192810 63.21" 33 4.08"
192711 - 192910 60.91" 26 1.78"
192811 - 193010 56.06" 6 -3.07"
192911 - 193110 51.35" 1 -7.78"

Citing This Page

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