Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (10.01")
1901-1929 Base Period
189502 - 189505 8.27" 3 -1.74"
189602 - 189605 10.01" 17 0.00"
189702 - 189705 10.95" 27 0.94"
189802 - 189805 9.32" 10 -0.69"
189902 - 189905 9.62" 15 -0.39"
190002 - 190005 10.66" 26 0.65"
190102 - 190105 9.61" 13 -0.40"
190202 - 190205 10.31" 22 0.30"
190302 - 190305 11.04" 29 1.03"
190402 - 190405 10.24" 20 0.23"
190502 - 190505 11.83" 34 1.82"
190602 - 190605 10.22" 19 0.21"
190702 - 190705 10.04" 18 0.03"
190802 - 190805 11.81" 33 1.80"
190902 - 190905 10.41" 23 0.40"
191002 - 191005 7.78" 2 -2.23"
191102 - 191105 8.66" 4 -1.35"
191202 - 191205 11.52" 32 1.51"
191302 - 191305 9.45" 11 -0.56"
191402 - 191405 9.14" 9 -0.87"
191502 - 191505 10.49" 25 0.48"
191602 - 191605 8.87" 7 -1.14"
191702 - 191705 9.61" 13 -0.40"
191802 - 191805 8.98" 8 -1.03"
191902 - 191905 10.96" 28 0.95"
192002 - 192005 10.48" 24 0.47"
192102 - 192105 9.63" 16 -0.38"
192202 - 192205 12.09" 35 2.08"
192302 - 192305 10.25" 21 0.24"
192402 - 192405 8.73" 5 -1.28"
192502 - 192505 7.36" 1 -2.65"
192602 - 192605 8.75" 6 -1.26"
192702 - 192705 11.35" 31 1.34"
192802 - 192805 9.49" 12 -0.52"
192902 - 192905 11.27" 30 1.26"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/