Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (118.34")
1901-1954 Base Period
189505 - 189904 117.37" 28 -0.97"
189605 - 190004 118.25" 31 -0.09"
189705 - 190104 116.33" 17 -2.01"
189805 - 190204 116.78" 24 -1.56"
189905 - 190304 118.41" 32 0.07"
190005 - 190404 117.76" 30 -0.58"
190105 - 190504 116.90" 25 -1.44"
190205 - 190604 121.37" 39 3.03"
190305 - 190704 121.79" 41 3.45"
190405 - 190804 124.37" 55 6.03"
190505 - 190904 126.02" 56 7.68"
190605 - 191004 122.52" 48 4.18"
190705 - 191104 116.63" 21 -1.71"
190805 - 191204 116.50" 18 -1.84"
190905 - 191304 115.80" 14 -2.54"
191005 - 191404 116.57" 19 -1.77"
191105 - 191504 118.87" 33 0.53"
191205 - 191604 121.10" 38 2.76"
191305 - 191704 120.19" 37 1.85"
191405 - 191804 115.99" 15 -2.35"
191505 - 191904 116.64" 22 -1.70"
191605 - 192004 115.43" 13 -2.91"
191705 - 192104 117.22" 27 -1.12"
191805 - 192204 122.83" 51 4.49"
191905 - 192304 121.62" 40 3.28"
192005 - 192404 120.06" 36 1.72"
192105 - 192504 115.41" 12 -2.93"
192205 - 192604 112.94" 5 -5.40"
192305 - 192704 116.67" 23 -1.67"
192405 - 192804 116.60" 20 -1.74"
192505 - 192904 121.85" 44 3.51"
192605 - 193004 121.88" 45 3.54"
192705 - 193104 114.94" 9 -3.40"
192805 - 193204 114.25" 7 -4.09"
192905 - 193304 112.77" 3 -5.57"
193005 - 193404 110.49" 1 -7.85"
193105 - 193504 113.04" 6 -5.30"
193205 - 193604 112.88" 4 -5.46"
193305 - 193704 111.55" 2 -6.79"
193405 - 193804 115.99" 15 -2.35"
193505 - 193904 117.09" 26 -1.25"
193605 - 194004 114.48" 8 -3.86"
193705 - 194104 115.24" 11 -3.10"
193805 - 194204 117.66" 29 -0.68"
193905 - 194304 119.72" 35 1.38"
194005 - 194404 122.01" 46 3.67"
194105 - 194504 123.34" 53 5.00"
194205 - 194604 121.84" 43 3.50"
194305 - 194704 121.80" 42 3.46"
194405 - 194804 123.28" 52 4.94"
194505 - 194904 123.56" 54 5.22"
194605 - 195004 122.66" 49 4.32"
194705 - 195104 122.03" 47 3.69"
194805 - 195204 122.82" 50 4.48"
194905 - 195304 118.91" 34 0.57"
195005 - 195404 115.20" 10 -3.14"

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/