Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (6.73")
1901-1932 Base Period
189512 - 189602 6.98" 28 0.25"
189612 - 189702 6.68" 19 -0.05"
189712 - 189802 6.64" 17 -0.09"
189812 - 189902 6.61" 13 -0.12"
189912 - 190002 6.62" 15 -0.11"
190012 - 190102 5.78" 4 -0.95"
190112 - 190202 6.61" 13 -0.12"
190212 - 190302 8.23" 36 1.50"
190312 - 190402 5.68" 3 -1.05"
190412 - 190502 6.69" 21 -0.04"
190512 - 190602 6.55" 12 -0.18"
190612 - 190702 7.45" 33 0.72"
190712 - 190802 7.32" 31 0.59"
190812 - 190902 7.35" 32 0.62"
190912 - 191002 6.86" 24 0.13"
191012 - 191102 6.26" 10 -0.47"
191112 - 191202 6.80" 23 0.07"
191212 - 191302 6.87" 25 0.14"
191312 - 191402 6.89" 26 0.16"
191412 - 191502 8.02" 34 1.29"
191512 - 191602 8.19" 35 1.46"
191612 - 191702 6.18" 9 -0.55"
191712 - 191802 5.79" 5 -0.94"
191812 - 191902 7.21" 30 0.48"
191912 - 192002 5.63" 2 -1.10"
192012 - 192102 6.63" 16 -0.10"
192112 - 192202 6.71" 22 -0.02"
192212 - 192302 6.97" 27 0.24"
192312 - 192402 6.66" 18 -0.07"
192412 - 192502 6.69" 21 -0.04"
192512 - 192602 6.07" 7 -0.66"
192612 - 192702 7.16" 29 0.43"
192712 - 192802 5.80" 6 -0.93"
192812 - 192902 6.12" 8 -0.61"
192912 - 193002 6.53" 11 -0.20"
193012 - 193102 4.68" 1 -2.05"
193112 - 193202 8.86" 37 2.13"

Citing This Page

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