Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (7.10")
1901-1954 Base Period
189508 - 189510 5.19" 2 -1.91"
189608 - 189610 6.93" 28 -0.17"
189708 - 189710 5.70" 6 -1.40"
189808 - 189810 7.89" 47 0.79"
189908 - 189910 6.21" 11 -0.89"
190008 - 190010 8.10" 54 1.00"
190108 - 190110 7.06" 31 -0.04"
190208 - 190210 6.97" 30 -0.13"
190308 - 190310 6.93" 28 -0.17"
190408 - 190410 6.68" 19 -0.42"
190508 - 190510 7.28" 37 0.18"
190608 - 190610 8.38" 58 1.28"
190708 - 190710 7.09" 32 -0.01"
190808 - 190810 6.74" 22 -0.36"
190908 - 190910 6.23" 12 -0.87"
191008 - 191010 6.46" 13 -0.64"
191108 - 191110 8.30" 57 1.20"
191208 - 191210 7.69" 44 0.59"
191308 - 191310 7.55" 43 0.45"
191408 - 191410 7.86" 46 0.76"
191508 - 191510 8.05" 53 0.95"
191608 - 191610 6.61" 16 -0.49"
191708 - 191710 5.99" 10 -1.11"
191808 - 191810 7.83" 45 0.73"
191908 - 191910 8.27" 55 1.17"
192008 - 192010 8.01" 51 0.91"
192108 - 192110 6.63" 17 -0.47"
192208 - 192210 5.43" 4 -1.67"
192308 - 192310 8.28" 56 1.18"
192408 - 192410 6.66" 18 -0.44"
192508 - 192510 7.93" 48 0.83"
192608 - 192610 8.94" 59 1.84"
192708 - 192710 7.55" 43 0.45"
192808 - 192810 7.49" 40 0.39"
192908 - 192910 7.15" 34 0.05"
193008 - 193010 6.60" 15 -0.50"
193108 - 193110 6.68" 19 -0.42"
193208 - 193210 7.49" 40 0.39"
193308 - 193310 6.92" 27 -0.18"
193408 - 193410 6.82" 24 -0.28"
193508 - 193510 6.54" 14 -0.56"
193608 - 193610 7.28" 37 0.18"
193708 - 193710 7.16" 35 0.06"
193808 - 193810 5.81" 7 -1.29"
193908 - 193910 5.93" 9 -1.17"
194008 - 194010 6.74" 22 -0.36"
194108 - 194110 9.71" 60 2.61"
194208 - 194210 7.96" 50 0.86"
194308 - 194310 5.91" 8 -1.19"
194408 - 194410 6.69" 21 -0.41"
194508 - 194510 8.04" 52 0.94"
194608 - 194610 7.94" 49 0.84"
194708 - 194710 6.83" 26 -0.27"
194808 - 194810 5.59" 5 -1.51"
194908 - 194910 7.51" 41 0.41"
195008 - 195010 7.14" 33 0.04"
195108 - 195110 7.48" 38 0.38"
195208 - 195210 4.69" 1 -2.41"
195308 - 195310 5.30" 3 -1.80"
195408 - 195410 6.82" 24 -0.28"

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/