Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (118.68")
1901-1929 Base Period
189506 - 189905 117.23" 15 -1.45"
189606 - 190005 117.74" 16 -0.94"
189706 - 190105 116.87" 13 -1.81"
189806 - 190205 116.55" 12 -2.13"
189906 - 190305 118.68" 19 0.00"
190006 - 190405 117.90" 17 -0.78"
190106 - 190505 117.98" 18 -0.70"
190206 - 190605 121.53" 24 2.85"
190306 - 190705 122.23" 27 3.55"
190406 - 190805 125.91" 31 7.23"
190506 - 190905 125.32" 30 6.64"
190606 - 191005 121.95" 26 3.27"
190706 - 191105 115.15" 3 -3.53"
190806 - 191205 115.26" 4 -3.42"
190906 - 191305 115.27" 5 -3.41"
191006 - 191405 116.46" 9 -2.22"
191106 - 191505 120.79" 22 2.11"
191206 - 191605 121.09" 23 2.41"
191306 - 191705 120.32" 21 1.64"
191406 - 191805 116.10" 8 -2.58"
191506 - 191905 115.95" 7 -2.73"
191606 - 192005 115.34" 6 -3.34"
191706 - 192105 117.13" 14 -1.55"
191806 - 192205 123.35" 28 4.67"
191906 - 192305 121.55" 25 2.87"
192006 - 192405 119.69" 20 1.01"
192106 - 192505 114.78" 2 -3.90"
192206 - 192605 112.04" 1 -6.64"
192306 - 192705 116.53" 11 -2.15"
192406 - 192805 116.52" 10 -2.16"
192506 - 192905 123.44" 29 4.76"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/