Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (88.95")
1901-1927 Base Period
189503 - 189802 86.37" 10 -2.58"
189603 - 189902 89.48" 17 0.53"
189703 - 190002 87.06" 11 -1.89"
189803 - 190102 88.95" 16 0.00"
189903 - 190202 86.09" 8 -2.86"
190003 - 190302 89.93" 19 0.98"
190103 - 190402 87.74" 13 -1.21"
190203 - 190502 88.46" 14 -0.49"
190303 - 190602 88.86" 15 -0.09"
190403 - 190702 93.72" 28 4.77"
190503 - 190802 96.48" 30 7.53"
190603 - 190902 94.95" 29 6.00"
190703 - 191002 91.62" 25 2.67"
190803 - 191102 85.84" 7 -3.11"
190903 - 191202 83.85" 2 -5.10"
191003 - 191302 85.42" 5 -3.53"
191103 - 191402 89.85" 18 0.90"
191203 - 191502 90.80" 23 1.85"
191303 - 191602 92.21" 27 3.26"
191403 - 191702 90.42" 21 1.47"
191503 - 191802 86.15" 9 -2.80"
191603 - 191902 82.54" 1 -6.41"
191703 - 192002 85.71" 6 -3.24"
191803 - 192102 91.59" 24 2.64"
191903 - 192202 91.76" 26 2.81"
192003 - 192302 90.45" 22 1.50"
192103 - 192402 90.30" 20 1.35"
192203 - 192502 87.69" 12 -1.26"
192303 - 192602 85.27" 4 -3.68"
192403 - 192702 85.08" 3 -3.87"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/