Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (7.14")
1901-1929 Base Period
189502 - 189504 5.39" 2 -1.75"
189602 - 189604 7.05" 17 -0.09"
189702 - 189704 8.83" 34 1.69"
189802 - 189804 6.09" 5 -1.05"
189902 - 189904 6.88" 13 -0.26"
190002 - 190004 8.21" 31 1.07"
190102 - 190104 6.95" 15 -0.19"
190202 - 190204 7.31" 22 0.17"
190302 - 190304 8.03" 29 0.89"
190402 - 190404 7.65" 24 0.51"
190502 - 190504 8.09" 30 0.95"
190602 - 190604 7.06" 18 -0.08"
190702 - 190704 6.59" 9 -0.55"
190802 - 190804 7.68" 25 0.54"
190902 - 190904 7.37" 23 0.23"
191002 - 191004 5.19" 1 -1.95"
191102 - 191104 6.69" 12 -0.45"
191202 - 191204 8.63" 33 1.49"
191302 - 191304 6.94" 14 -0.20"
191402 - 191404 6.66" 11 -0.48"
191502 - 191504 6.60" 10 -0.54"
191602 - 191604 5.99" 4 -1.15"
191702 - 191704 6.97" 16 -0.17"
191802 - 191804 6.39" 7 -0.75"
191902 - 191904 7.76" 28 0.62"
192002 - 192004 7.69" 26 0.55"
192102 - 192104 7.08" 19 -0.06"
192202 - 192204 8.98" 35 1.84"
192302 - 192304 7.12" 20 -0.02"
192402 - 192404 6.31" 6 -0.83"
192502 - 192504 5.44" 3 -1.70"
192602 - 192604 6.54" 8 -0.60"
192702 - 192704 8.36" 32 1.22"
192802 - 192804 7.15" 21 0.01"
192902 - 192904 7.76" 28 0.62"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/