Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (59.12")
1901-1954 Base Period
189504 - 189703 59.40" 29 0.28"
189604 - 189803 59.11" 27 -0.01"
189704 - 189903 58.18" 21 -0.94"
189804 - 190003 58.32" 22 -0.80"
189904 - 190103 58.04" 20 -1.08"
190004 - 190203 58.63" 23 -0.49"
190104 - 190303 60.16" 35 1.04"
190204 - 190403 60.42" 37 1.30"
190304 - 190503 56.47" 13 -2.65"
190404 - 190603 60.72" 40 1.60"
190504 - 190703 64.99" 58 5.87"
190604 - 190803 63.08" 55 3.96"
190704 - 190903 61.55" 46 2.43"
190804 - 191003 59.46" 30 0.34"
190904 - 191103 54.55" 6 -4.57"
191004 - 191203 56.39" 12 -2.73"
191104 - 191303 61.48" 44 2.36"
191204 - 191403 59.51" 31 0.39"
191304 - 191503 57.92" 17 -1.20"
191404 - 191603 62.84" 54 3.72"
191504 - 191703 61.64" 47 2.52"
191604 - 191803 53.06" 1 -6.06"
191704 - 191903 54.91" 8 -4.21"
191804 - 192003 61.16" 41 2.04"
191904 - 192103 62.20" 52 3.08"
192004 - 192203 61.41" 43 2.29"
192104 - 192303 58.99" 26 -0.13"
192204 - 192403 59.69" 33 0.57"
192304 - 192503 57.11" 15 -2.01"
192404 - 192603 54.15" 4 -4.97"
192504 - 192703 59.35" 28 0.23"
192604 - 192803 61.79" 49 2.67"
192704 - 192903 61.67" 48 2.55"
192804 - 193003 60.44" 38 1.32"
192904 - 193103 54.25" 5 -4.87"
193004 - 193203 54.59" 7 -4.53"
193104 - 193303 58.91" 25 -0.21"
193204 - 193403 55.96" 11 -3.16"
193304 - 193503 53.47" 2 -5.65"
193404 - 193603 57.06" 14 -2.06"
193504 - 193703 57.94" 18 -1.18"
193604 - 193803 58.01" 19 -1.11"
193704 - 193903 59.72" 34 0.60"
193804 - 194003 55.43" 10 -3.69"
193904 - 194103 55.19" 9 -3.93"
194004 - 194203 62.08" 50 2.96"
194104 - 194303 64.56" 57 5.44"
194204 - 194403 59.67" 32 0.55"
194304 - 194503 58.74" 24 -0.38"
194404 - 194603 63.35" 56 4.23"
194504 - 194703 62.18" 51 3.06"
194604 - 194803 60.69" 39 1.57"
194704 - 194903 62.34" 53 3.22"
194804 - 195003 61.55" 46 2.43"
194904 - 195103 60.35" 36 1.23"
195004 - 195203 61.41" 43 2.29"
195104 - 195303 57.69" 16 -1.43"
195204 - 195403 53.47" 2 -5.65"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/