Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (10.04")
1901-1995 Base Period
189507 - 189510 8.19" 3 -1.85"
189607 - 189610 10.15" 53 0.11"
189707 - 189710 8.63" 11 -1.41"
189807 - 189810 10.77" 79 0.73"
189907 - 189910 9.16" 22 -0.88"
190007 - 190010 11.17" 91 1.13"
190107 - 190110 9.38" 28 -0.66"
190207 - 190210 10.06" 46 0.02"
190307 - 190310 9.90" 43 -0.14"
190407 - 190410 9.61" 34 -0.43"
190507 - 190510 10.80" 80 0.76"
190607 - 190610 11.68" 96 1.64"
190707 - 190710 10.09" 48 0.05"
190807 - 190810 9.75" 38 -0.29"
190907 - 190910 9.26" 26 -0.78"
191007 - 191010 9.05" 19 -0.99"
191107 - 191110 11.16" 90 1.12"
191207 - 191210 10.68" 75 0.64"
191307 - 191310 10.19" 56 0.15"
191407 - 191410 10.31" 60 0.27"
191507 - 191510 11.62" 95 1.58"
191607 - 191610 9.83" 42 -0.21"
191707 - 191710 8.50" 10 -1.54"
191807 - 191810 10.16" 55 0.12"
191907 - 191910 11.31" 93 1.27"
192007 - 192010 10.71" 76 0.67"
192107 - 192110 9.49" 31 -0.55"
192207 - 192210 8.32" 6 -1.72"
192307 - 192310 10.98" 84 0.94"
192407 - 192410 9.03" 18 -1.01"
192507 - 192510 10.58" 71 0.54"
192607 - 192610 11.80" 97 1.76"
192707 - 192710 10.39" 63 0.35"
192807 - 192810 10.56" 70 0.52"
192907 - 192910 9.72" 37 -0.32"
193007 - 193010 8.39" 7 -1.65"
193107 - 193110 9.39" 30 -0.65"
193207 - 193210 10.09" 48 0.05"
193307 - 193310 9.75" 38 -0.29"
193407 - 193410 8.89" 15 -1.15"
193507 - 193510 9.19" 23 -0.85"
193607 - 193610 9.59" 33 -0.45"
193707 - 193710 9.78" 40 -0.26"
193807 - 193810 9.15" 21 -0.89"
193907 - 193910 8.29" 5 -1.75"
194007 - 194010 9.24" 25 -0.80"
194107 - 194110 12.86" 101 2.82"
194207 - 194210 10.48" 66 0.44"
194307 - 194310 8.48" 9 -1.56"
194407 - 194410 9.00" 17 -1.04"
194507 - 194510 11.09" 89 1.05"
194607 - 194610 10.51" 68 0.47"
194707 - 194710 8.82" 13 -1.22"
194807 - 194810 8.65" 12 -1.39"
194907 - 194910 10.59" 72 0.55"
195007 - 195010 11.00" 86 0.96"
195107 - 195110 10.33" 61 0.29"
195207 - 195210 7.08" 1 -2.96"
195307 - 195310 7.95" 2 -2.09"
195407 - 195410 8.83" 14 -1.21"
195507 - 195510 9.81" 41 -0.23"
195607 - 195610 8.43" 8 -1.61"
195707 - 195710 10.09" 48 0.05"
195807 - 195810 10.61" 73 0.57"
195907 - 195910 12.02" 100 1.98"
196007 - 196010 10.12" 51 0.08"
196107 - 196110 10.45" 65 0.41"
196207 - 196210 10.06" 46 0.02"
196307 - 196310 8.19" 3 -1.85"
196407 - 196410 9.38" 28 -0.66"
196507 - 196510 10.51" 68 0.47"
196607 - 196610 9.63" 35 -0.41"
196707 - 196710 10.23" 57 0.19"
196807 - 196810 10.03" 45 -0.01"
196907 - 196910 10.40" 64 0.36"
197007 - 197010 10.72" 77 0.68"
197107 - 197110 11.31" 93 1.27"
197207 - 197210 11.06" 88 1.02"
197307 - 197310 10.85" 83 0.81"
197407 - 197410 10.30" 59 0.26"
197507 - 197510 10.76" 78 0.72"
197607 - 197610 9.63" 35 -0.41"
197707 - 197710 11.52" 94 1.48"
197807 - 197810 9.07" 20 -0.97"
197907 - 197910 11.00" 86 0.96"
198007 - 198010 9.20" 24 -0.84"
198107 - 198110 11.03" 87 0.99"
198207 - 198210 10.28" 58 0.24"
198307 - 198310 9.32" 27 -0.72"
198407 - 198410 10.82" 81 0.78"
198507 - 198510 11.83" 98 1.79"
198607 - 198610 11.97" 99 1.93"
198707 - 198710 8.91" 16 -1.13"
198807 - 198810 9.51" 32 -0.53"
198907 - 198910 10.16" 55 0.12"
199007 - 199010 10.39" 63 0.35"
199107 - 199110 9.93" 44 -0.11"
199207 - 199210 10.55" 69 0.51"
199307 - 199310 10.84" 82 0.80"
199407 - 199410 10.63" 74 0.59"
199507 - 199510 10.14" 52 0.10"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/