Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (88.77")
1901-1954 Base Period
189505 - 189804 86.83" 20 -1.94"
189605 - 189904 89.08" 29 0.31"
189705 - 190004 86.71" 19 -2.06"
189805 - 190104 89.33" 32 0.56"
189905 - 190204 86.24" 16 -2.53"
190005 - 190304 89.24" 31 0.47"
190105 - 190404 88.14" 25 -0.63"
190205 - 190504 89.45" 33 0.68"
190305 - 190604 89.20" 30 0.43"
190405 - 190704 93.27" 54 4.50"
190505 - 190804 95.61" 57 6.84"
190605 - 190904 94.10" 56 5.33"
190705 - 191004 89.93" 38 1.16"
190805 - 191104 85.53" 12 -3.24"
190905 - 191204 86.09" 14 -2.68"
191005 - 191304 87.38" 22 -1.39"
191105 - 191404 89.87" 37 1.10"
191205 - 191504 87.90" 24 -0.87"
191305 - 191604 91.39" 44 2.62"
191405 - 191704 91.00" 42 2.23"
191505 - 191804 86.99" 21 -1.78"
191605 - 191904 83.44" 4 -5.33"
191705 - 192004 86.63" 18 -2.14"
191805 - 192104 92.23" 47 3.46"
191905 - 192204 93.18" 53 4.41"
192005 - 192304 89.63" 35 0.86"
192105 - 192404 89.47" 34 0.70"
192205 - 192504 84.81" 8 -3.96"
192305 - 192604 84.50" 5 -4.27"
192405 - 192704 86.24" 16 -2.53"
192505 - 192804 90.66" 40 1.89"
192605 - 192904 93.72" 55 4.95"
192705 - 193004 89.71" 36 0.94"
192805 - 193104 84.58" 6 -4.19"
192905 - 193204 83.06" 1 -5.71"
193005 - 193304 84.61" 7 -4.16"
193105 - 193404 85.26" 11 -3.51"
193205 - 193504 83.37" 3 -5.40"
193305 - 193604 83.17" 2 -5.60"
193405 - 193704 85.67" 13 -3.10"
193505 - 193804 88.21" 26 -0.56"
193605 - 193904 87.58" 23 -1.19"
193705 - 194004 86.10" 15 -2.67"
193805 - 194104 84.92" 9 -3.85"
193905 - 194204 88.78" 28 0.01"
194005 - 194304 92.82" 51 4.05"
194105 - 194404 92.87" 52 4.10"
194205 - 194504 90.60" 39 1.83"
194305 - 194604 90.90" 41 2.13"
194405 - 194704 92.61" 49 3.84"
194505 - 194804 92.81" 50 4.04"
194605 - 194904 92.32" 48 3.55"
194705 - 195004 91.76" 45 2.99"
194805 - 195104 91.36" 43 2.59"
194905 - 195204 92.07" 46 3.30"
195005 - 195304 88.57" 27 -0.20"
195105 - 195404 84.93" 10 -3.84"

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/