Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (59.29")
1901-1919 Base Period
189506 - 189705 59.07" 13 -0.22"
189606 - 189805 58.81" 11 -0.48"
189706 - 189905 58.16" 8 -1.13"
189806 - 190005 58.93" 12 -0.36"
189906 - 190105 58.71" 10 -0.58"
190006 - 190205 57.62" 5 -1.67"
190106 - 190305 59.97" 15 0.68"
190206 - 190405 60.28" 16 0.99"
190306 - 190505 58.01" 7 -1.28"
190406 - 190605 61.25" 20 1.96"
190506 - 190705 64.22" 22 4.93"
190606 - 190805 64.66" 23 5.37"
190706 - 190905 61.10" 18 1.81"
190806 - 191005 57.29" 4 -2.00"
190906 - 191105 54.05" 2 -5.24"
191006 - 191205 57.97" 6 -1.32"
191106 - 191305 61.22" 19 1.93"
191206 - 191405 58.49" 9 -0.80"
191306 - 191505 59.57" 14 0.28"
191406 - 191605 62.60" 21 3.31"
191506 - 191705 60.75" 17 1.46"
191606 - 191805 53.50" 1 -5.79"
191706 - 191905 55.20" 3 -4.09"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/