Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (59.26")
1901-1927 Base Period
189503 - 189702 57.77" 7 -1.49"
189603 - 189802 59.10" 15 -0.16"
189703 - 189902 58.98" 13 -0.28"
189803 - 190002 58.46" 11 -0.80"
189903 - 190102 58.57" 12 -0.69"
190003 - 190202 58.01" 9 -1.25"
190103 - 190302 59.44" 17 0.18"
190203 - 190402 60.22" 19 0.96"
190303 - 190502 56.54" 6 -2.72"
190403 - 190602 60.56" 21 1.30"
190503 - 190702 65.48" 31 6.22"
190603 - 190802 64.16" 30 4.90"
190703 - 190902 61.79" 27 2.53"
190803 - 191002 60.62" 22 1.36"
190903 - 191102 55.05" 5 -4.21"
191003 - 191202 54.02" 2 -5.24"
191103 - 191302 60.20" 18 0.94"
191203 - 191402 61.05" 26 1.79"
191303 - 191502 59.40" 16 0.14"
191403 - 191602 62.56" 29 3.30"
191503 - 191702 60.67" 23 1.41"
191603 - 191802 53.34" 1 -5.92"
191703 - 191902 54.68" 4 -4.58"
191803 - 192002 60.23" 20 0.97"
191903 - 192102 62.39" 28 3.13"
192003 - 192202 60.73" 24 1.47"
192103 - 192302 59.09" 14 -0.17"
192203 - 192402 60.93" 25 1.67"
192303 - 192502 57.97" 8 -1.29"
192403 - 192602 54.06" 3 -5.20"
192503 - 192702 58.32" 10 -0.94"

Citing This Page

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