Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (59.90")
1901-2000 Base Period
189511 - 189710 59.44" 53 -0.46"
189611 - 189810 59.86" 56 -0.04"
189711 - 189910 58.78" 41 -1.12"
189811 - 190010 59.29" 49 -0.61"
189911 - 190110 58.56" 39 -1.34"
190011 - 190210 56.37" 20 -3.53"
190111 - 190310 60.77" 72 0.87"
190211 - 190410 60.05" 61 0.15"
190311 - 190510 59.33" 50 -0.57"
190411 - 190610 63.25" 99 3.35"
190511 - 190710 63.33" 100 3.43"
190611 - 190810 62.71" 92 2.81"
190711 - 190910 60.38" 66 0.48"
190811 - 191010 56.05" 17 -3.85"
190911 - 191110 54.92" 9 -4.98"
191011 - 191210 59.83" 55 -0.07"
191111 - 191310 60.76" 71 0.86"
191211 - 191410 58.26" 36 -1.64"
191311 - 191510 61.47" 80 1.57"
191411 - 191610 62.51" 91 2.61"
191511 - 191710 56.89" 23 -3.01"
191611 - 191810 52.84" 2 -7.06"
191711 - 191910 58.54" 38 -1.36"
191811 - 192010 63.03" 95 3.13"
191911 - 192110 60.04" 59 0.14"
192011 - 192210 58.93" 43 -0.97"
192111 - 192310 61.51" 81 1.61"
192211 - 192410 58.96" 45 -0.94"
192311 - 192510 54.37" 7 -5.53"
192411 - 192610 56.35" 19 -3.55"
192511 - 192710 61.39" 76 1.49"
192611 - 192810 63.21" 98 3.31"
192711 - 192910 60.91" 73 1.01"
192811 - 193010 56.06" 18 -3.84"
192911 - 193110 51.35" 1 -8.55"
193011 - 193210 56.58" 22 -3.32"
193111 - 193310 60.15" 62 0.25"
193211 - 193410 53.31" 4 -6.59"
193311 - 193510 55.17" 11 -4.73"
193411 - 193610 57.75" 29 -2.15"
193511 - 193710 57.01" 25 -2.89"
193611 - 193810 60.46" 68 0.56"
193711 - 193910 57.79" 30 -2.11"
193811 - 194010 54.71" 8 -5.19"
193911 - 194110 61.56" 83 1.66"
194011 - 194210 64.54" 110 4.64"
194111 - 194310 59.49" 54 -0.41"
194211 - 194410 58.04" 34 -1.86"
194311 - 194510 61.89" 85 1.99"
194411 - 194610 63.84" 106 3.94"
194511 - 194710 60.61" 69 0.71"
194611 - 194810 59.08" 47 -0.82"
194711 - 194910 62.35" 87 2.45"
194811 - 195010 63.12" 96 3.22"
194911 - 195110 59.98" 58 0.08"
195011 - 195210 57.02" 26 -2.88"
195111 - 195310 55.91" 16 -3.99"
195211 - 195410 55.52" 13 -4.38"
195311 - 195510 54.02" 6 -5.88"
195411 - 195610 53.30" 3 -6.60"
195511 - 195710 57.89" 31 -2.01"
195611 - 195810 63.93" 107 4.03"
195711 - 195910 62.41" 88 2.51"
195811 - 196010 58.93" 43 -0.97"
195911 - 196110 58.66" 40 -1.24"
196011 - 196210 60.17" 63 0.27"
196111 - 196310 55.44" 12 -4.46"
196211 - 196410 53.88" 5 -6.02"
196311 - 196510 60.04" 59 0.14"
196411 - 196610 58.42" 37 -1.48"
196511 - 196710 56.55" 21 -3.35"
196611 - 196810 58.90" 42 -1.00"
196711 - 196910 61.16" 74 1.26"
196811 - 197010 61.55" 82 1.65"
196911 - 197110 59.33" 50 -0.57"
197011 - 197210 60.38" 66 0.48"
197111 - 197310 65.63" 116 5.73"
197211 - 197410 67.05" 119 7.15"
197311 - 197510 65.52" 114 5.62"
197411 - 197610 61.47" 80 1.57"
197511 - 197710 55.56" 14 -4.34"
197611 - 197810 57.92" 32 -1.98"
197711 - 197910 64.27" 109 4.37"
197811 - 198010 62.82" 94 2.92"
197911 - 198110 58.01" 33 -1.89"
198011 - 198210 60.40" 67 0.50"
198111 - 198310 65.68" 117 5.78"
198211 - 198410 67.57" 121 7.67"
198311 - 198510 63.73" 102 3.83"
198411 - 198610 61.75" 84 1.85"
198511 - 198710 59.97" 57 0.07"
198611 - 198810 54.99" 10 -4.91"
198711 - 198910 57.30" 27 -2.60"
198811 - 199010 61.30" 75 1.40"
198911 - 199110 62.42" 90 2.52"
199011 - 199210 62.42" 90 2.52"
199111 - 199310 65.06" 111 5.16"
199211 - 199410 64.21" 108 4.31"
199311 - 199510 62.77" 93 2.87"
199411 - 199610 65.19" 112 5.29"
199511 - 199710 65.58" 115 5.68"
199611 - 199810 67.33" 120 7.43"
199711 - 199910 63.79" 105 3.89"
199811 - 200010 56.96" 24 -2.94"
199911 - 200110 55.66" 15 -4.24"
200011 - 200210 57.57" 28 -2.33"
200111 - 200310 59.38" 52 -0.52"
200211 - 200410 63.34" 101 3.44"
200311 - 200510 63.75" 103 3.85"
200411 - 200610 60.23" 64 0.33"
200511 - 200710 59.14" 48 -0.76"
200611 - 200810 60.66" 70 0.76"
200711 - 200910 63.20" 97 3.30"
200811 - 201010 63.79" 105 3.89"
200911 - 201110 61.45" 78 1.55"
201011 - 201210 58.10" 35 -1.80"
201111 - 201310 59.07" 46 -0.83"
201211 - 201410 61.40" 77 1.50"
201311 - 201510 62.28" 86 2.38"
201411 - 201610 66.25" 118 6.35"
201511 - 201710 67.93" 122 8.03"
201611 - 201810 65.46" 113 5.56"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/