Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (89.88")
1901-2000 Base Period
189505 - 189804 86.83" 32 -3.05"
189605 - 189904 89.08" 53 -0.80"
189705 - 190004 86.71" 31 -3.17"
189805 - 190104 89.33" 58 -0.55"
189905 - 190204 86.24" 25 -3.64"
190005 - 190304 89.24" 56 -0.64"
190105 - 190404 88.14" 41 -1.74"
190205 - 190504 89.45" 60 -0.43"
190305 - 190604 89.20" 55 -0.68"
190405 - 190704 93.27" 94 3.39"
190505 - 190804 95.61" 109 5.73"
190605 - 190904 94.10" 100 4.22"
190705 - 191004 89.93" 66 0.05"
190805 - 191104 85.53" 17 -4.35"
190905 - 191204 86.09" 23 -3.79"
191005 - 191304 87.38" 35 -2.50"
191105 - 191404 89.87" 65 -0.01"
191205 - 191504 87.90" 39 -1.98"
191305 - 191604 91.39" 78 1.51"
191405 - 191704 91.00" 76 1.12"
191505 - 191804 86.99" 34 -2.89"
191605 - 191904 83.44" 7 -6.44"
191705 - 192004 86.63" 30 -3.25"
191805 - 192104 92.23" 83 2.35"
191905 - 192204 93.18" 92 3.30"
192005 - 192304 89.63" 63 -0.25"
192105 - 192404 89.47" 61 -0.41"
192205 - 192504 84.81" 13 -5.07"
192305 - 192604 84.50" 9 -5.38"
192405 - 192704 86.24" 25 -3.64"
192505 - 192804 90.66" 72 0.78"
192605 - 192904 93.72" 97 3.84"
192705 - 193004 89.71" 64 -0.17"
192805 - 193104 84.58" 10 -5.30"
192905 - 193204 83.06" 4 -6.82"
193005 - 193304 84.61" 11 -5.27"
193105 - 193404 85.26" 16 -4.62"
193205 - 193504 83.37" 6 -6.51"
193305 - 193604 83.17" 5 -6.71"
193405 - 193704 85.67" 19 -4.21"
193505 - 193804 88.21" 42 -1.67"
193605 - 193904 87.58" 37 -2.30"
193705 - 194004 86.10" 24 -3.78"
193805 - 194104 84.92" 14 -4.96"
193905 - 194204 88.78" 47 -1.10"
194005 - 194304 92.82" 88 2.94"
194105 - 194404 92.87" 89 2.99"
194205 - 194504 90.60" 71 0.72"
194305 - 194604 90.90" 75 1.02"
194405 - 194704 92.61" 86 2.73"
194505 - 194804 92.81" 87 2.93"
194605 - 194904 92.32" 84 2.44"
194705 - 195004 91.76" 80 1.88"
194805 - 195104 91.36" 77 1.48"
194905 - 195204 92.07" 81 2.19"
195005 - 195304 88.57" 45 -1.31"
195105 - 195404 84.93" 15 -4.95"
195205 - 195504 79.41" 1 -10.47"
195305 - 195604 80.71" 2 -9.17"
195405 - 195704 81.05" 3 -8.83"
195505 - 195804 89.04" 52 -0.84"
195605 - 195904 89.52" 62 -0.36"
195705 - 196004 93.45" 96 3.57"
195805 - 196104 88.87" 49 -1.01"
195905 - 196204 90.79" 74 0.91"
196005 - 196304 87.55" 36 -2.33"
196105 - 196404 85.94" 20 -3.94"
196205 - 196504 84.73" 12 -5.15"
196305 - 196604 86.49" 28 -3.39"
196405 - 196704 85.57" 18 -4.31"
196505 - 196804 85.95" 21 -3.93"
196605 - 196904 88.38" 44 -1.50"
196705 - 197004 91.64" 79 1.76"
196805 - 197104 90.79" 74 0.91"
196905 - 197204 89.45" 59 -0.43"
197005 - 197304 94.32" 104 4.44"
197105 - 197404 98.66" 114 8.78"
197205 - 197504 100.05" 116 10.17"
197305 - 197604 95.35" 107 5.47"
197405 - 197704 88.13" 40 -1.75"
197505 - 197804 88.24" 43 -1.64"
197605 - 197904 90.16" 69 0.28"
197705 - 198004 95.49" 108 5.61"
197805 - 198104 88.96" 51 -0.92"
197905 - 198204 89.30" 57 -0.58"
198005 - 198304 93.41" 95 3.53"
198105 - 198404 100.19" 118 10.31"
198205 - 198504 97.89" 112 8.01"
198305 - 198604 92.96" 90 3.08"
198405 - 198704 92.22" 82 2.34"
198505 - 198804 90.24" 70 0.36"
198605 - 198904 86.56" 29 -3.32"
198705 - 199004 86.00" 22 -3.88"
198805 - 199104 89.96" 68 0.08"
198905 - 199204 93.87" 99 3.99"
199005 - 199304 96.35" 111 6.47"
199105 - 199404 95.20" 106 5.32"
199205 - 199504 96.13" 110 6.25"
199305 - 199604 94.29" 102 4.41"
199405 - 199704 98.07" 113 8.19"
199505 - 199804 100.13" 117 10.25"
199605 - 199904 100.05" 116 10.17"
199705 - 200004 92.61" 86 2.73"
199805 - 200104 86.83" 32 -3.05"
199905 - 200204 83.78" 8 -6.10"
200005 - 200304 86.28" 27 -3.60"
200105 - 200404 88.78" 47 -1.10"
200205 - 200504 94.30" 103 4.42"
200305 - 200604 93.81" 98 3.93"
200405 - 200704 93.00" 91 3.12"
200505 - 200804 89.15" 54 -0.73"
200605 - 200904 89.94" 67 0.06"
200705 - 201004 93.25" 93 3.37"
200805 - 201104 95.13" 105 5.25"
200905 - 201204 94.13" 101 4.25"
201005 - 201304 88.70" 46 -1.18"
201105 - 201404 87.60" 38 -2.28"
201205 - 201504 88.93" 50 -0.95"

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/