Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (58.71")
1901-1940 Base Period
189506 - 189705 59.07" 24 0.36"
189606 - 189805 58.81" 21 0.10"
189706 - 189905 58.16" 17 -0.55"
189806 - 190005 58.93" 22 0.22"
189906 - 190105 58.71" 20 0.00"
190006 - 190205 57.62" 13 -1.09"
190106 - 190305 59.97" 28 1.26"
190206 - 190405 60.28" 30 1.57"
190306 - 190505 58.01" 16 -0.70"
190406 - 190605 61.25" 35 2.54"
190506 - 190705 64.22" 43 5.51"
190606 - 190805 64.66" 44 5.95"
190706 - 190905 61.10" 33 2.39"
190806 - 191005 57.29" 12 -1.42"
190906 - 191105 54.05" 5 -4.66"
191006 - 191205 57.97" 15 -0.74"
191106 - 191305 61.22" 34 2.51"
191206 - 191405 58.49" 19 -0.22"
191306 - 191505 59.57" 25 0.86"
191406 - 191605 62.60" 41 3.89"
191506 - 191705 60.75" 32 2.04"
191606 - 191805 53.50" 2 -5.21"
191706 - 191905 55.20" 10 -3.51"
191806 - 192005 61.84" 38 3.13"
191906 - 192105 61.93" 39 3.22"
192006 - 192205 61.51" 37 2.80"
192106 - 192305 59.62" 26 0.91"
192206 - 192405 58.18" 18 -0.53"
192306 - 192505 55.16" 9 -3.55"
192406 - 192605 53.86" 3 -4.85"
192506 - 192705 61.37" 36 2.66"
192606 - 192805 62.66" 42 3.95"
192706 - 192905 62.07" 40 3.36"
192806 - 193005 60.18" 29 1.47"
192906 - 193105 52.17" 1 -6.54"
193006 - 193205 54.15" 6 -4.56"
193106 - 193305 60.48" 31 1.77"
193206 - 193405 54.98" 8 -3.73"
193306 - 193505 53.99" 4 -4.72"
193406 - 193605 57.73" 14 -0.98"
193506 - 193705 56.50" 11 -2.21"
193606 - 193805 59.69" 27 0.98"
193706 - 193905 59.07" 24 0.36"
193806 - 194005 54.76" 7 -3.95"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/