Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (118.66")
1901-1929 Base Period
189505 - 189904 117.37" 16 -1.29"
189605 - 190004 118.25" 18 -0.41"
189705 - 190104 116.33" 6 -2.33"
189805 - 190204 116.78" 13 -1.88"
189905 - 190304 118.41" 19 -0.25"
190005 - 190404 117.76" 17 -0.90"
190105 - 190504 116.90" 14 -1.76"
190205 - 190604 121.37" 24 2.71"
190305 - 190704 121.79" 26 3.13"
190405 - 190804 124.37" 30 5.71"
190505 - 190904 126.02" 31 7.36"
190605 - 191004 122.52" 28 3.86"
190705 - 191104 116.63" 10 -2.03"
190805 - 191204 116.50" 7 -2.16"
190905 - 191304 115.80" 4 -2.86"
191005 - 191404 116.57" 8 -2.09"
191105 - 191504 118.87" 20 0.21"
191205 - 191604 121.10" 23 2.44"
191305 - 191704 120.19" 22 1.53"
191405 - 191804 115.99" 5 -2.67"
191505 - 191904 116.64" 11 -2.02"
191605 - 192004 115.43" 3 -3.23"
191705 - 192104 117.22" 15 -1.44"
191805 - 192204 122.83" 29 4.17"
191905 - 192304 121.62" 25 2.96"
192005 - 192404 120.06" 21 1.40"
192105 - 192504 115.41" 2 -3.25"
192205 - 192604 112.94" 1 -5.72"
192305 - 192704 116.67" 12 -1.99"
192405 - 192804 116.60" 9 -2.06"
192505 - 192904 121.85" 27 3.19"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/