Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (117.46")
1901-1941 Base Period
189505 - 189904 117.37" 27 -0.09"
189605 - 190004 118.25" 29 0.79"
189705 - 190104 116.33" 16 -1.13"
189805 - 190204 116.78" 23 -0.68"
189905 - 190304 118.41" 30 0.95"
190005 - 190404 117.76" 28 0.30"
190105 - 190504 116.90" 24 -0.56"
190205 - 190604 121.37" 35 3.91"
190305 - 190704 121.79" 37 4.33"
190405 - 190804 124.37" 42 6.91"
190505 - 190904 126.02" 43 8.56"
190605 - 191004 122.52" 40 5.06"
190705 - 191104 116.63" 20 -0.83"
190805 - 191204 116.50" 17 -0.96"
190905 - 191304 115.80" 13 -1.66"
191005 - 191404 116.57" 18 -0.89"
191105 - 191504 118.87" 31 1.41"
191205 - 191604 121.10" 34 3.64"
191305 - 191704 120.19" 33 2.73"
191405 - 191804 115.99" 14 -1.47"
191505 - 191904 116.64" 21 -0.82"
191605 - 192004 115.43" 12 -2.03"
191705 - 192104 117.22" 26 -0.24"
191805 - 192204 122.83" 41 5.37"
191905 - 192304 121.62" 36 4.16"
192005 - 192404 120.06" 32 2.60"
192105 - 192504 115.41" 11 -2.05"
192205 - 192604 112.94" 5 -4.52"
192305 - 192704 116.67" 22 -0.79"
192405 - 192804 116.60" 19 -0.86"
192505 - 192904 121.85" 38 4.39"
192605 - 193004 121.88" 39 4.42"
192705 - 193104 114.94" 9 -2.52"
192805 - 193204 114.25" 7 -3.21"
192905 - 193304 112.77" 3 -4.69"
193005 - 193404 110.49" 1 -6.97"
193105 - 193504 113.04" 6 -4.42"
193205 - 193604 112.88" 4 -4.58"
193305 - 193704 111.55" 2 -5.91"
193405 - 193804 115.99" 14 -1.47"
193505 - 193904 117.09" 25 -0.37"
193605 - 194004 114.48" 8 -2.98"
193705 - 194104 115.24" 10 -2.22"

Citing This Page

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