Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (58.91")
1901-1944 Base Period
189506 - 189705 59.07" 25 0.16"
189606 - 189805 58.81" 22 -0.10"
189706 - 189905 58.16" 18 -0.75"
189806 - 190005 58.93" 23 0.02"
189906 - 190105 58.71" 21 -0.20"
190006 - 190205 57.62" 14 -1.29"
190106 - 190305 59.97" 30 1.06"
190206 - 190405 60.28" 32 1.37"
190306 - 190505 58.01" 17 -0.90"
190406 - 190605 61.25" 37 2.34"
190506 - 190705 64.22" 46 5.31"
190606 - 190805 64.66" 48 5.75"
190706 - 190905 61.10" 35 2.19"
190806 - 191005 57.29" 13 -1.62"
190906 - 191105 54.05" 5 -4.86"
191006 - 191205 57.97" 16 -0.94"
191106 - 191305 61.22" 36 2.31"
191206 - 191405 58.49" 20 -0.42"
191306 - 191505 59.57" 26 0.66"
191406 - 191605 62.60" 43 3.69"
191506 - 191705 60.75" 34 1.84"
191606 - 191805 53.50" 2 -5.41"
191706 - 191905 55.20" 10 -3.71"
191806 - 192005 61.84" 40 2.93"
191906 - 192105 61.93" 41 3.02"
192006 - 192205 61.51" 39 2.60"
192106 - 192305 59.62" 27 0.71"
192206 - 192405 58.18" 19 -0.73"
192306 - 192505 55.16" 9 -3.75"
192406 - 192605 53.86" 3 -5.05"
192506 - 192705 61.37" 38 2.46"
192606 - 192805 62.66" 44 3.75"
192706 - 192905 62.07" 42 3.16"
192806 - 193005 60.18" 31 1.27"
192906 - 193105 52.17" 1 -6.74"
193006 - 193205 54.15" 6 -4.76"
193106 - 193305 60.48" 33 1.57"
193206 - 193405 54.98" 8 -3.93"
193306 - 193505 53.99" 4 -4.92"
193406 - 193605 57.73" 15 -1.18"
193506 - 193705 56.50" 11 -2.41"
193606 - 193805 59.69" 28 0.78"
193706 - 193905 59.07" 24 0.16"
193806 - 194005 54.76" 7 -4.15"
193906 - 194105 56.51" 12 -2.40"
194006 - 194205 62.82" 45 3.91"
194106 - 194305 64.40" 47 5.49"
194206 - 194405 59.97" 30 1.06"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/