Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (117.44")
1901-1941 Base Period
189502 - 189901 115.88" 19 -1.56"
189602 - 190001 117.09" 25 -0.35"
189702 - 190101 118.21" 29 0.77"
189802 - 190201 115.56" 16 -1.88"
189902 - 190301 117.26" 28 -0.18"
190002 - 190401 118.32" 30 0.88"
190102 - 190501 115.76" 17 -1.68"
190202 - 190601 121.62" 36 4.18"
190302 - 190701 123.23" 39 5.79"
190402 - 190801 124.34" 41 6.90"
190502 - 190901 126.74" 43 9.30"
190602 - 191001 124.39" 42 6.95"
190702 - 191101 116.53" 22 -0.91"
190802 - 191201 115.55" 15 -1.89"
190902 - 191301 116.23" 20 -1.21"
191002 - 191401 115.10" 10 -2.34"
191102 - 191501 118.96" 31 1.52"
191202 - 191601 123.74" 40 6.30"
191302 - 191701 120.16" 33 2.72"
191402 - 191801 116.26" 21 -1.18"
191502 - 191901 115.48" 14 -1.96"
191602 - 192001 113.73" 8 -3.71"
191702 - 192101 117.11" 27 -0.33"
191802 - 192201 120.24" 34 2.80"
191902 - 192301 122.26" 37 4.82"
192002 - 192401 121.44" 35 4.00"
192102 - 192501 117.05" 23 -0.39"
192202 - 192601 115.38" 11 -2.06"
192302 - 192701 115.43" 13 -2.01"
192402 - 192801 115.76" 17 -1.68"
192502 - 192901 119.53" 32 2.09"
192602 - 193001 122.87" 38 5.43"
192702 - 193101 117.08" 24 -0.36"
192802 - 193201 114.72" 9 -2.72"
192902 - 193301 113.58" 7 -3.86"
193002 - 193401 110.28" 1 -7.16"
193102 - 193501 112.09" 3 -5.35"
193202 - 193601 112.84" 4 -4.60"
193302 - 193701 111.45" 2 -5.99"
193402 - 193801 113.35" 6 -4.09"
193502 - 193901 117.10" 26 -0.34"
193602 - 194001 112.91" 5 -4.53"
193702 - 194101 115.42" 12 -2.02"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/