Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (59.92")
1901-2000 Base Period
189504 - 189703 59.40" 50 -0.52"
189604 - 189803 59.11" 47 -0.81"
189704 - 189903 58.18" 39 -1.74"
189804 - 190003 58.32" 41 -1.60"
189904 - 190103 58.04" 38 -1.88"
190004 - 190203 58.63" 42 -1.29"
190104 - 190303 60.16" 66 0.24"
190204 - 190403 60.42" 69 0.50"
190304 - 190503 56.47" 21 -3.45"
190404 - 190603 60.72" 72 0.80"
190504 - 190703 64.99" 113 5.07"
190604 - 190803 63.08" 96 3.16"
190704 - 190903 61.55" 81 1.63"
190804 - 191003 59.46" 51 -0.46"
190904 - 191103 54.55" 10 -5.37"
191004 - 191203 56.39" 19 -3.53"
191104 - 191303 61.48" 78 1.56"
191204 - 191403 59.51" 52 -0.41"
191304 - 191503 57.92" 35 -2.00"
191404 - 191603 62.84" 95 2.92"
191504 - 191703 61.64" 85 1.72"
191604 - 191803 53.06" 2 -6.86"
191704 - 191903 54.91" 13 -5.01"
191804 - 192003 61.16" 73 1.24"
191904 - 192103 62.20" 90 2.28"
192004 - 192203 61.41" 77 1.49"
192104 - 192303 58.99" 45 -0.93"
192204 - 192403 59.69" 57 -0.23"
192304 - 192503 57.11" 26 -2.81"
192404 - 192603 54.15" 6 -5.77"
192504 - 192703 59.35" 49 -0.57"
192604 - 192803 61.79" 87 1.87"
192704 - 192903 61.67" 86 1.75"
192804 - 193003 60.44" 70 0.52"
192904 - 193103 54.25" 8 -5.67"
193004 - 193203 54.59" 11 -5.33"
193104 - 193303 58.91" 44 -1.01"
193204 - 193403 55.96" 16 -3.96"
193304 - 193503 53.47" 3 -6.45"
193404 - 193603 57.06" 25 -2.86"
193504 - 193703 57.94" 36 -1.98"
193604 - 193803 58.01" 37 -1.91"
193704 - 193903 59.72" 58 -0.20"
193804 - 194003 55.43" 15 -4.49"
193904 - 194103 55.19" 14 -4.73"
194004 - 194203 62.08" 88 2.16"
194104 - 194303 64.56" 111 4.64"
194204 - 194403 59.67" 54 -0.25"
194304 - 194503 58.74" 43 -1.18"
194404 - 194603 63.35" 100 3.43"
194504 - 194703 62.18" 89 2.26"
194604 - 194803 60.69" 71 0.77"
194704 - 194903 62.34" 91 2.42"
194804 - 195003 61.55" 81 1.63"
194904 - 195103 60.35" 67 0.43"
195004 - 195203 61.41" 77 1.49"
195104 - 195303 57.69" 30 -2.23"
195204 - 195403 53.47" 3 -6.45"
195304 - 195503 53.04" 1 -6.88"
195404 - 195603 54.41" 9 -5.51"
195504 - 195703 53.95" 5 -5.97"
195604 - 195803 59.92" 61 0.00"
195704 - 195903 64.06" 108 4.14"
195804 - 196003 60.42" 69 0.50"
195904 - 196103 60.09" 65 0.17"
196004 - 196203 59.94" 62 0.02"
196104 - 196303 58.20" 40 -1.72"
196204 - 196403 54.21" 7 -5.71"
196304 - 196503 56.85" 24 -3.07"
196404 - 196603 59.55" 53 -0.37"
196504 - 196703 56.09" 18 -3.83"
196604 - 196803 56.56" 22 -3.36"
196704 - 196903 61.63" 84 1.71"
196804 - 197003 61.61" 83 1.69"
196904 - 197103 59.68" 56 -0.24"
197004 - 197203 59.89" 60 -0.03"
197104 - 197303 63.99" 106 4.07"
197204 - 197403 67.86" 120 7.94"
197304 - 197503 65.76" 115 5.84"
197404 - 197603 62.41" 92 2.49"
197504 - 197703 56.63" 23 -3.29"
197604 - 197803 57.74" 31 -2.18"
197704 - 197903 63.38" 101 3.46"
197804 - 198003 63.64" 103 3.72"
197904 - 198103 57.67" 29 -2.25"
198004 - 198203 57.85" 34 -2.07"
198104 - 198303 66.92" 118 7.00"
198204 - 198403 67.25" 119 7.33"
198304 - 198503 63.70" 104 3.78"
198404 - 198603 61.41" 77 1.49"
198504 - 198703 62.52" 93 2.60"
198604 - 198803 59.67" 54 -0.25"
198704 - 198903 54.71" 12 -5.21"
198804 - 199003 57.60" 28 -2.32"
198904 - 199103 61.59" 82 1.67"
199004 - 199203 63.34" 99 3.42"
199104 - 199303 64.59" 112 4.67"
199204 - 199403 63.72" 105 3.80"
199304 - 199503 62.78" 94 2.86"
199404 - 199603 63.51" 102 3.59"
199504 - 199703 66.26" 116 6.34"
199604 - 199803 68.52" 122 8.60"
199704 - 199903 65.35" 114 5.43"
199804 - 200003 59.15" 48 -0.77"
199904 - 200103 56.08" 17 -3.84"
200004 - 200203 56.46" 20 -3.46"
200104 - 200303 57.82" 33 -2.10"
200204 - 200403 60.07" 64 0.15"
200304 - 200503 64.48" 110 4.56"
200404 - 200603 63.34" 99 3.42"
200504 - 200703 59.09" 46 -0.83"
200604 - 200803 59.76" 59 -0.16"
200704 - 200903 59.98" 63 0.06"
200804 - 201003 63.27" 97 3.35"
200904 - 201103 64.36" 109 4.44"
201004 - 201203 61.35" 74 1.43"
201104 - 201303 57.20" 27 -2.72"
201204 - 201403 57.77" 32 -2.15"
201304 - 201503 61.50" 79 1.58"
201404 - 201603 66.34" 117 6.42"
201504 - 201703 68.39" 121 8.47"
201604 - 201803 64.04" 107 4.12"

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/