Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (6.79")
1901-1927 Base Period
189512 - 189602 6.98" 24 0.19"
189612 - 189702 6.68" 15 -0.11"
189712 - 189802 6.64" 13 -0.15"
189812 - 189902 6.61" 9 -0.18"
189912 - 190002 6.62" 11 -0.17"
190012 - 190102 5.78" 3 -1.01"
190112 - 190202 6.61" 9 -0.18"
190212 - 190302 8.23" 32 1.44"
190312 - 190402 5.68" 2 -1.11"
190412 - 190502 6.69" 17 -0.10"
190512 - 190602 6.55" 8 -0.24"
190612 - 190702 7.45" 29 0.66"
190712 - 190802 7.32" 27 0.53"
190812 - 190902 7.35" 28 0.56"
190912 - 191002 6.86" 20 0.07"
191012 - 191102 6.26" 7 -0.53"
191112 - 191202 6.80" 19 0.01"
191212 - 191302 6.87" 21 0.08"
191312 - 191402 6.89" 22 0.10"
191412 - 191502 8.02" 30 1.23"
191512 - 191602 8.19" 31 1.40"
191612 - 191702 6.18" 6 -0.61"
191712 - 191802 5.79" 4 -1.00"
191812 - 191902 7.21" 26 0.42"
191912 - 192002 5.63" 1 -1.16"
192012 - 192102 6.63" 12 -0.16"
192112 - 192202 6.71" 18 -0.08"
192212 - 192302 6.97" 23 0.18"
192312 - 192402 6.66" 14 -0.13"
192412 - 192502 6.69" 16 -0.10"
192512 - 192602 6.07" 5 -0.72"
192612 - 192702 7.16" 25 0.37"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/