Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (59.53")
1901-1921 Base Period
189505 - 189704 59.83" 15 0.30"
189605 - 189804 58.54" 9 -0.99"
189705 - 189904 57.54" 6 -1.99"
189805 - 190004 59.71" 14 0.18"
189905 - 190104 58.79" 10 -0.74"
190005 - 190204 57.07" 4 -2.46"
190105 - 190304 59.62" 13 0.09"
190205 - 190404 60.69" 18 1.16"
190305 - 190504 57.28" 5 -2.25"
190405 - 190604 60.68" 17 1.15"
190505 - 190704 64.51" 25 4.98"
190605 - 190804 63.69" 24 4.16"
190705 - 190904 61.51" 19 1.98"
190805 - 191004 58.83" 11 -0.70"
190905 - 191104 55.12" 3 -4.41"
191005 - 191204 57.67" 7 -1.86"
191105 - 191304 60.68" 17 1.15"
191205 - 191404 58.90" 12 -0.63"
191305 - 191504 58.19" 8 -1.34"
191405 - 191604 62.20" 22 2.67"
191505 - 191704 62.00" 21 2.47"
191605 - 191804 53.79" 1 -5.74"
191705 - 191904 54.64" 2 -4.89"
191805 - 192004 61.64" 20 2.11"
191905 - 192104 62.58" 23 3.05"

Citing This Page

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