Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (119.02")
1901-1919 Base Period
189506 - 189905 117.23" 9 -1.79"
189606 - 190005 117.74" 10 -1.28"
189706 - 190105 116.87" 8 -2.15"
189806 - 190205 116.55" 7 -2.47"
189906 - 190305 118.68" 13 -0.34"
190006 - 190405 117.90" 11 -1.12"
190106 - 190505 117.98" 12 -1.04"
190206 - 190605 121.53" 17 2.51"
190306 - 190705 122.23" 19 3.21"
190406 - 190805 125.91" 21 6.89"
190506 - 190905 125.32" 20 6.30"
190606 - 191005 121.95" 18 2.93"
190706 - 191105 115.15" 1 -3.87"
190806 - 191205 115.26" 2 -3.76"
190906 - 191305 115.27" 3 -3.75"
191006 - 191405 116.46" 6 -2.56"
191106 - 191505 120.79" 15 1.77"
191206 - 191605 121.09" 16 2.07"
191306 - 191705 120.32" 14 1.30"
191406 - 191805 116.10" 5 -2.92"
191506 - 191905 115.95" 4 -3.07"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/