Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (9.89")
1901-1942 Base Period
189502 - 189505 8.27" 4 -1.62"
189602 - 189605 10.01" 25 0.12"
189702 - 189705 10.95" 39 1.06"
189802 - 189805 9.32" 15 -0.57"
189902 - 189905 9.62" 23 -0.27"
190002 - 190005 10.66" 37 0.77"
190102 - 190105 9.61" 21 -0.28"
190202 - 190205 10.31" 30 0.42"
190302 - 190305 11.04" 41 1.15"
190402 - 190405 10.24" 28 0.35"
190502 - 190505 11.83" 47 1.94"
190602 - 190605 10.22" 27 0.33"
190702 - 190705 10.04" 26 0.15"
190802 - 190805 11.81" 46 1.92"
190902 - 190905 10.41" 32 0.52"
191002 - 191005 7.78" 3 -2.11"
191102 - 191105 8.66" 6 -1.23"
191202 - 191205 11.52" 44 1.63"
191302 - 191305 9.45" 18 -0.44"
191402 - 191405 9.14" 14 -0.75"
191502 - 191505 10.49" 35 0.60"
191602 - 191605 8.87" 10 -1.02"
191702 - 191705 9.61" 21 -0.28"
191802 - 191805 8.98" 12 -0.91"
191902 - 191905 10.96" 40 1.07"
192002 - 192005 10.48" 34 0.59"
192102 - 192105 9.63" 24 -0.26"
192202 - 192205 12.09" 48 2.20"
192302 - 192305 10.25" 29 0.36"
192402 - 192405 8.73" 8 -1.16"
192502 - 192505 7.36" 1 -2.53"
192602 - 192605 8.75" 9 -1.14"
192702 - 192705 11.35" 43 1.46"
192802 - 192805 9.49" 19 -0.40"
192902 - 192905 11.27" 42 1.38"
193002 - 193005 8.72" 7 -1.17"
193102 - 193105 8.51" 5 -1.38"
193202 - 193205 9.10" 13 -0.79"
193302 - 193305 10.34" 31 0.45"
193402 - 193405 7.57" 2 -2.32"
193502 - 193505 10.89" 38 1.00"
193602 - 193605 8.97" 11 -0.92"
193702 - 193705 9.38" 17 -0.51"
193802 - 193805 11.64" 45 1.75"
193902 - 193905 9.36" 16 -0.53"
194002 - 194005 10.51" 36 0.62"
194102 - 194105 9.54" 20 -0.35"
194202 - 194205 10.46" 33 0.57"

Citing This Page

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