Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (7.81")
1901-1919 Base Period
189503 - 189505 6.86" 3 -0.95"
189603 - 189605 7.96" 16 0.15"
189703 - 189705 8.16" 19 0.35"
189803 - 189805 7.67" 11 -0.14"
189903 - 189905 7.34" 7 -0.47"
190003 - 190005 8.14" 18 0.33"
190103 - 190105 7.48" 8 -0.33"
190203 - 190205 7.75" 13 -0.06"
190303 - 190305 8.01" 17 0.20"
190403 - 190405 7.81" 15 0.00"
190503 - 190505 9.48" 24 1.67"
190603 - 190605 8.50" 22 0.69"
190703 - 190705 8.22" 20 0.41"
190803 - 190805 9.00" 23 1.19"
190903 - 190905 7.53" 9 -0.28"
191003 - 191005 5.67" 1 -2.14"
191103 - 191105 6.53" 2 -1.28"
191203 - 191205 9.62" 25 1.81"
191303 - 191305 7.55" 10 -0.26"
191403 - 191405 7.06" 4 -0.75"
191503 - 191505 7.72" 12 -0.09"
191603 - 191605 7.10" 5 -0.71"
191703 - 191705 7.80" 14 -0.01"
191803 - 191805 7.26" 6 -0.55"
191903 - 191905 8.32" 21 0.51"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/