Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (89.37")
1901-1922 Base Period
189505 - 189804 86.83" 7 -2.54"
189605 - 189904 89.08" 12 -0.29"
189705 - 190004 86.71" 6 -2.66"
189805 - 190104 89.33" 15 -0.04"
189905 - 190204 86.24" 4 -3.13"
190005 - 190304 89.24" 14 -0.13"
190105 - 190404 88.14" 11 -1.23"
190205 - 190504 89.45" 16 0.08"
190305 - 190604 89.20" 13 -0.17"
190405 - 190704 93.27" 23 3.90"
190505 - 190804 95.61" 25 6.24"
190605 - 190904 94.10" 24 4.73"
190705 - 191004 89.93" 18 0.56"
190805 - 191104 85.53" 2 -3.84"
190905 - 191204 86.09" 3 -3.28"
191005 - 191304 87.38" 9 -1.99"
191105 - 191404 89.87" 17 0.50"
191205 - 191504 87.90" 10 -1.47"
191305 - 191604 91.39" 20 2.02"
191405 - 191704 91.00" 19 1.63"
191505 - 191804 86.99" 8 -2.38"
191605 - 191904 83.44" 1 -5.93"
191705 - 192004 86.63" 5 -2.74"
191805 - 192104 92.23" 21 2.86"
191905 - 192204 93.18" 22 3.81"

Citing This Page

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