Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (58.66")
1901-1941 Base Period
189505 - 189704 59.83" 31 1.17"
189605 - 189804 58.54" 19 -0.12"
189705 - 189904 57.54" 15 -1.12"
189805 - 190004 59.71" 30 1.05"
189905 - 190104 58.79" 21 0.13"
190005 - 190204 57.07" 12 -1.59"
190105 - 190304 59.62" 29 0.96"
190205 - 190404 60.69" 35 2.03"
190305 - 190504 57.28" 13 -1.38"
190405 - 190604 60.68" 34 2.02"
190505 - 190704 64.51" 45 5.85"
190605 - 190804 63.69" 44 5.03"
190705 - 190904 61.51" 37 2.85"
190805 - 191004 58.83" 22 0.17"
190905 - 191104 55.12" 7 -3.54"
191005 - 191204 57.67" 16 -0.99"
191105 - 191304 60.68" 34 2.02"
191205 - 191404 58.90" 24 0.24"
191305 - 191504 58.19" 18 -0.47"
191405 - 191604 62.20" 41 3.54"
191505 - 191704 62.00" 40 3.34"
191605 - 191804 53.79" 3 -4.87"
191705 - 191904 54.64" 5 -4.02"
191805 - 192004 61.64" 39 2.98"
191905 - 192104 62.58" 43 3.92"
192005 - 192204 61.19" 36 2.53"
192105 - 192304 59.04" 25 0.38"
192205 - 192404 58.87" 23 0.21"
192305 - 192504 56.37" 11 -2.29"
192405 - 192604 54.07" 4 -4.59"
192505 - 192704 60.30" 32 1.64"
192605 - 192804 62.53" 42 3.87"
192705 - 192904 61.55" 38 2.89"
192805 - 193004 59.35" 27 0.69"
192905 - 193104 53.39" 1 -5.27"
193005 - 193204 54.90" 6 -3.76"
193105 - 193304 59.38" 28 0.72"
193205 - 193404 55.59" 8 -3.07"
193305 - 193504 53.66" 2 -5.00"
193405 - 193604 57.29" 14 -1.37"
193505 - 193704 57.89" 17 -0.77"
193605 - 193804 58.70" 20 0.04"
193705 - 193904 59.20" 26 0.54"
193805 - 194004 55.78" 9 -2.88"
193905 - 194104 56.04" 10 -2.62"

Citing This Page

  • 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/