Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (59.45")
1901-1929 Base Period
189505 - 189704 59.83" 19 0.38"
189605 - 189804 58.54" 11 -0.91"
189705 - 189904 57.54" 8 -1.91"
189805 - 190004 59.71" 18 0.26"
189905 - 190104 58.79" 12 -0.66"
190005 - 190204 57.07" 6 -2.38"
190105 - 190304 59.62" 17 0.17"
190205 - 190404 60.69" 23 1.24"
190305 - 190504 57.28" 7 -2.17"
190405 - 190604 60.68" 22 1.23"
190505 - 190704 64.51" 33 5.06"
190605 - 190804 63.69" 32 4.24"
190705 - 190904 61.51" 25 2.06"
190805 - 191004 58.83" 13 -0.62"
190905 - 191104 55.12" 4 -4.33"
191005 - 191204 57.67" 9 -1.78"
191105 - 191304 60.68" 22 1.23"
191205 - 191404 58.90" 15 -0.55"
191305 - 191504 58.19" 10 -1.26"
191405 - 191604 62.20" 29 2.75"
191505 - 191704 62.00" 28 2.55"
191605 - 191804 53.79" 1 -5.66"
191705 - 191904 54.64" 3 -4.81"
191805 - 192004 61.64" 27 2.19"
191905 - 192104 62.58" 31 3.13"
192005 - 192204 61.19" 24 1.74"
192105 - 192304 59.04" 16 -0.41"
192205 - 192404 58.87" 14 -0.58"
192305 - 192504 56.37" 5 -3.08"
192405 - 192604 54.07" 2 -5.38"
192505 - 192704 60.30" 20 0.85"
192605 - 192804 62.53" 30 3.08"
192705 - 192904 61.55" 26 2.10"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/