Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (58.88")
1901-1957 Base Period
189506 - 189705 59.07" 28 0.19"
189606 - 189805 58.81" 26 -0.07"
189706 - 189905 58.16" 22 -0.72"
189806 - 190005 58.93" 27 0.05"
189906 - 190105 58.71" 25 -0.17"
190006 - 190205 57.62" 18 -1.26"
190106 - 190305 59.97" 36 1.09"
190206 - 190405 60.28" 39 1.40"
190306 - 190505 58.01" 21 -0.87"
190406 - 190605 61.25" 47 2.37"
190506 - 190705 64.22" 59 5.34"
190606 - 190805 64.66" 61 5.78"
190706 - 190905 61.10" 43 2.22"
190806 - 191005 57.29" 17 -1.59"
190906 - 191105 54.05" 8 -4.83"
191006 - 191205 57.97" 20 -0.91"
191106 - 191305 61.22" 46 2.34"
191206 - 191405 58.49" 24 -0.39"
191306 - 191505 59.57" 32 0.69"
191406 - 191605 62.60" 56 3.72"
191506 - 191705 60.75" 42 1.87"
191606 - 191805 53.50" 4 -5.38"
191706 - 191905 55.20" 13 -3.68"
191806 - 192005 61.84" 51 2.96"
191906 - 192105 61.93" 52 3.05"
192006 - 192205 61.51" 49 2.63"
192106 - 192305 59.62" 33 0.74"
192206 - 192405 58.18" 23 -0.70"
192306 - 192505 55.16" 12 -3.72"
192406 - 192605 53.86" 5 -5.02"
192506 - 192705 61.37" 48 2.49"
192606 - 192805 62.66" 57 3.78"
192706 - 192905 62.07" 53 3.19"
192806 - 193005 60.18" 38 1.30"
192906 - 193105 52.17" 1 -6.71"
193006 - 193205 54.15" 9 -4.73"
193106 - 193305 60.48" 40 1.60"
193206 - 193405 54.98" 11 -3.90"
193306 - 193505 53.99" 6 -4.89"
193406 - 193605 57.73" 19 -1.15"
193506 - 193705 56.50" 15 -2.38"
193606 - 193805 59.69" 34 0.81"
193706 - 193905 59.07" 28 0.19"
193806 - 194005 54.76" 10 -4.12"
193906 - 194105 56.51" 16 -2.37"
194006 - 194205 62.82" 58 3.94"
194106 - 194305 64.40" 60 5.52"
194206 - 194405 59.97" 36 1.09"
194306 - 194505 59.14" 30 0.26"
194406 - 194605 62.46" 55 3.58"
194506 - 194705 62.46" 55 3.58"
194606 - 194805 60.59" 41 1.71"
194706 - 194905 61.21" 45 2.33"
194806 - 195005 61.20" 44 2.32"
194906 - 195105 60.00" 37 1.12"
195006 - 195205 61.54" 50 2.66"
195106 - 195305 59.19" 31 0.31"
195206 - 195405 53.47" 3 -5.41"
195306 - 195505 52.23" 2 -6.65"
195406 - 195605 53.99" 6 -4.89"
195506 - 195705 56.43" 14 -2.45"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/