Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (59.52")
1901-1985 Base Period
189511 - 189710 59.44" 44 -0.08"
189611 - 189810 59.86" 47 0.34"
189711 - 189910 58.78" 35 -0.74"
189811 - 190010 59.29" 41 -0.23"
189911 - 190110 58.56" 33 -0.96"
190011 - 190210 56.37" 18 -3.15"
190111 - 190310 60.77" 60 1.25"
190211 - 190410 60.05" 51 0.53"
190311 - 190510 59.33" 42 -0.19"
190411 - 190610 63.25" 78 3.73"
190511 - 190710 63.33" 79 3.81"
190611 - 190810 62.71" 73 3.19"
190711 - 190910 60.38" 55 0.86"
190811 - 191010 56.05" 15 -3.47"
190911 - 191110 54.92" 9 -4.60"
191011 - 191210 59.83" 46 0.31"
191111 - 191310 60.76" 59 1.24"
191211 - 191410 58.26" 30 -1.26"
191311 - 191510 61.47" 65 1.95"
191411 - 191610 62.51" 72 2.99"
191511 - 191710 56.89" 21 -2.63"
191611 - 191810 52.84" 2 -6.68"
191711 - 191910 58.54" 32 -0.98"
191811 - 192010 63.03" 75 3.51"
191911 - 192110 60.04" 50 0.52"
192011 - 192210 58.93" 37 -0.59"
192111 - 192310 61.51" 66 1.99"
192211 - 192410 58.96" 39 -0.56"
192311 - 192510 54.37" 7 -5.15"
192411 - 192610 56.35" 17 -3.17"
192511 - 192710 61.39" 63 1.87"
192611 - 192810 63.21" 77 3.69"
192711 - 192910 60.91" 61 1.39"
192811 - 193010 56.06" 16 -3.46"
192911 - 193110 51.35" 1 -8.17"
193011 - 193210 56.58" 20 -2.94"
193111 - 193310 60.15" 52 0.63"
193211 - 193410 53.31" 4 -6.21"
193311 - 193510 55.17" 10 -4.35"
193411 - 193610 57.75" 24 -1.77"
193511 - 193710 57.01" 22 -2.51"
193611 - 193810 60.46" 57 0.94"
193711 - 193910 57.79" 25 -1.73"
193811 - 194010 54.71" 8 -4.81"
193911 - 194110 61.56" 68 2.04"
194011 - 194210 64.54" 84 5.02"
194111 - 194310 59.49" 45 -0.03"
194211 - 194410 58.04" 29 -1.48"
194311 - 194510 61.89" 69 2.37"
194411 - 194610 63.84" 81 4.32"
194511 - 194710 60.61" 58 1.09"
194611 - 194810 59.08" 40 -0.44"
194711 - 194910 62.35" 70 2.83"
194811 - 195010 63.12" 76 3.60"
194911 - 195110 59.98" 48 0.46"
195011 - 195210 57.02" 23 -2.50"
195111 - 195310 55.91" 14 -3.61"
195211 - 195410 55.52" 12 -4.00"
195311 - 195510 54.02" 6 -5.50"
195411 - 195610 53.30" 3 -6.22"
195511 - 195710 57.89" 26 -1.63"
195611 - 195810 63.93" 82 4.41"
195711 - 195910 62.41" 71 2.89"
195811 - 196010 58.93" 37 -0.59"
195911 - 196110 58.66" 34 -0.86"
196011 - 196210 60.17" 53 0.65"
196111 - 196310 55.44" 11 -4.08"
196211 - 196410 53.88" 5 -5.64"
196311 - 196510 60.04" 50 0.52"
196411 - 196610 58.42" 31 -1.10"
196511 - 196710 56.55" 19 -2.97"
196611 - 196810 58.90" 36 -0.62"
196711 - 196910 61.16" 62 1.64"
196811 - 197010 61.55" 67 2.03"
196911 - 197110 59.33" 42 -0.19"
197011 - 197210 60.38" 55 0.86"
197111 - 197310 65.63" 86 6.11"
197211 - 197410 67.05" 88 7.53"
197311 - 197510 65.52" 85 6.00"
197411 - 197610 61.47" 65 1.95"
197511 - 197710 55.56" 13 -3.96"
197611 - 197810 57.92" 27 -1.60"
197711 - 197910 64.27" 83 4.75"
197811 - 198010 62.82" 74 3.30"
197911 - 198110 58.01" 28 -1.51"
198011 - 198210 60.40" 56 0.88"
198111 - 198310 65.68" 87 6.16"
198211 - 198410 67.57" 89 8.05"
198311 - 198510 63.73" 80 4.21"

Citing This Page

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