Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (10.05")
1901-1919 Base Period
189502 - 189505 8.27" 2 -1.78"
189602 - 189605 10.01" 12 -0.04"
189702 - 189705 10.95" 20 0.90"
189802 - 189805 9.32" 7 -0.73"
189902 - 189905 9.62" 11 -0.43"
190002 - 190005 10.66" 19 0.61"
190102 - 190105 9.61" 9 -0.44"
190202 - 190205 10.31" 16 0.26"
190302 - 190305 11.04" 22 0.99"
190402 - 190405 10.24" 15 0.19"
190502 - 190505 11.83" 25 1.78"
190602 - 190605 10.22" 14 0.17"
190702 - 190705 10.04" 13 -0.01"
190802 - 190805 11.81" 24 1.76"
190902 - 190905 10.41" 17 0.36"
191002 - 191005 7.78" 1 -2.27"
191102 - 191105 8.66" 3 -1.39"
191202 - 191205 11.52" 23 1.47"
191302 - 191305 9.45" 8 -0.60"
191402 - 191405 9.14" 6 -0.91"
191502 - 191505 10.49" 18 0.44"
191602 - 191605 8.87" 4 -1.18"
191702 - 191705 9.61" 9 -0.44"
191802 - 191805 8.98" 5 -1.07"
191902 - 191905 10.96" 21 0.91"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/