Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (88.89")
1901-1932 Base Period
189503 - 189802 86.37" 12 -2.52"
189603 - 189902 89.48" 20 0.59"
189703 - 190002 87.06" 13 -1.83"
189803 - 190102 88.95" 18 0.06"
189903 - 190202 86.09" 10 -2.80"
190003 - 190302 89.93" 22 1.04"
190103 - 190402 87.74" 15 -1.15"
190203 - 190502 88.46" 16 -0.43"
190303 - 190602 88.86" 17 -0.03"
190403 - 190702 93.72" 33 4.83"
190503 - 190802 96.48" 35 7.59"
190603 - 190902 94.95" 34 6.06"
190703 - 191002 91.62" 29 2.73"
190803 - 191102 85.84" 9 -3.05"
190903 - 191202 83.85" 2 -5.04"
191003 - 191302 85.42" 6 -3.47"
191103 - 191402 89.85" 21 0.96"
191203 - 191502 90.80" 26 1.91"
191303 - 191602 92.21" 31 3.32"
191403 - 191702 90.42" 24 1.53"
191503 - 191802 86.15" 11 -2.74"
191603 - 191902 82.54" 1 -6.35"
191703 - 192002 85.71" 8 -3.18"
191803 - 192102 91.59" 28 2.70"
191903 - 192202 91.76" 30 2.87"
192003 - 192302 90.45" 25 1.56"
192103 - 192402 90.30" 23 1.41"
192203 - 192502 87.69" 14 -1.20"
192303 - 192602 85.27" 5 -3.62"
192403 - 192702 85.08" 4 -3.81"
192503 - 192802 89.01" 19 0.12"
192603 - 192902 92.47" 32 3.58"
192703 - 193002 91.54" 27 2.65"
192803 - 193102 85.51" 7 -3.38"
192903 - 193202 84.35" 3 -4.54"

Citing This Page

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