Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (59.12")
1901-1954 Base Period
189505 - 189704 59.83" 34 0.71"
189605 - 189804 58.54" 21 -0.58"
189705 - 189904 57.54" 16 -1.58"
189805 - 190004 59.71" 33 0.59"
189905 - 190104 58.79" 23 -0.33"
190005 - 190204 57.07" 13 -2.05"
190105 - 190304 59.62" 31 0.50"
190205 - 190404 60.69" 40 1.57"
190305 - 190504 57.28" 14 -1.84"
190405 - 190604 60.68" 39 1.56"
190505 - 190704 64.51" 58 5.39"
190605 - 190804 63.69" 57 4.57"
190705 - 190904 61.51" 44 2.39"
190805 - 191004 58.83" 24 -0.29"
190905 - 191104 55.12" 8 -4.00"
191005 - 191204 57.67" 17 -1.45"
191105 - 191304 60.68" 39 1.56"
191205 - 191404 58.90" 26 -0.22"
191305 - 191504 58.19" 19 -0.93"
191405 - 191604 62.20" 53 3.08"
191505 - 191704 62.00" 51 2.88"
191605 - 191804 53.79" 4 -5.33"
191705 - 191904 54.64" 6 -4.48"
191805 - 192004 61.64" 47 2.52"
191905 - 192104 62.58" 55 3.46"
192005 - 192204 61.19" 42 2.07"
192105 - 192304 59.04" 27 -0.08"
192205 - 192404 58.87" 25 -0.25"
192305 - 192504 56.37" 12 -2.75"
192405 - 192604 54.07" 5 -5.05"
192505 - 192704 60.30" 36 1.18"
192605 - 192804 62.53" 54 3.41"
192705 - 192904 61.55" 45 2.43"
192805 - 193004 59.35" 29 0.23"
192905 - 193104 53.39" 1 -5.73"
193005 - 193204 54.90" 7 -4.22"
193105 - 193304 59.38" 30 0.26"
193205 - 193404 55.59" 9 -3.53"
193305 - 193504 53.66" 3 -5.46"
193405 - 193604 57.29" 15 -1.83"
193505 - 193704 57.89" 18 -1.23"
193605 - 193804 58.70" 22 -0.42"
193705 - 193904 59.20" 28 0.08"
193805 - 194004 55.78" 10 -3.34"
193905 - 194104 56.04" 11 -3.08"
194005 - 194204 61.88" 50 2.76"
194105 - 194304 63.68" 56 4.56"
194205 - 194404 60.13" 35 1.01"
194305 - 194504 59.66" 32 0.54"
194405 - 194604 61.71" 48 2.59"
194505 - 194704 62.14" 52 3.02"
194605 - 194804 61.57" 46 2.45"
194705 - 194904 61.42" 43 2.30"
194805 - 195004 61.09" 41 1.97"
194905 - 195104 60.61" 37 1.49"
195005 - 195204 61.73" 49 2.61"
195105 - 195304 58.30" 20 -0.82"
195205 - 195404 53.47" 2 -5.65"

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  • 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/