Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (58.75")
1901-1942 Base Period
189506 - 189705 59.07" 25 0.32"
189606 - 189805 58.81" 22 0.06"
189706 - 189905 58.16" 18 -0.59"
189806 - 190005 58.93" 23 0.18"
189906 - 190105 58.71" 21 -0.04"
190006 - 190205 57.62" 14 -1.13"
190106 - 190305 59.97" 29 1.22"
190206 - 190405 60.28" 31 1.53"
190306 - 190505 58.01" 17 -0.74"
190406 - 190605 61.25" 36 2.50"
190506 - 190705 64.22" 45 5.47"
190606 - 190805 64.66" 46 5.91"
190706 - 190905 61.10" 34 2.35"
190806 - 191005 57.29" 13 -1.46"
190906 - 191105 54.05" 5 -4.70"
191006 - 191205 57.97" 16 -0.78"
191106 - 191305 61.22" 35 2.47"
191206 - 191405 58.49" 20 -0.26"
191306 - 191505 59.57" 26 0.82"
191406 - 191605 62.60" 42 3.85"
191506 - 191705 60.75" 33 2.00"
191606 - 191805 53.50" 2 -5.25"
191706 - 191905 55.20" 10 -3.55"
191806 - 192005 61.84" 39 3.09"
191906 - 192105 61.93" 40 3.18"
192006 - 192205 61.51" 38 2.76"
192106 - 192305 59.62" 27 0.87"
192206 - 192405 58.18" 19 -0.57"
192306 - 192505 55.16" 9 -3.59"
192406 - 192605 53.86" 3 -4.89"
192506 - 192705 61.37" 37 2.62"
192606 - 192805 62.66" 43 3.91"
192706 - 192905 62.07" 41 3.32"
192806 - 193005 60.18" 30 1.43"
192906 - 193105 52.17" 1 -6.58"
193006 - 193205 54.15" 6 -4.60"
193106 - 193305 60.48" 32 1.73"
193206 - 193405 54.98" 8 -3.77"
193306 - 193505 53.99" 4 -4.76"
193406 - 193605 57.73" 15 -1.02"
193506 - 193705 56.50" 11 -2.25"
193606 - 193805 59.69" 28 0.94"
193706 - 193905 59.07" 25 0.32"
193806 - 194005 54.76" 7 -3.99"
193906 - 194105 56.51" 12 -2.24"
194006 - 194205 62.82" 44 4.07"

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/