Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (117.66")
1901-1944 Base Period
189506 - 189905 117.23" 25 -0.43"
189606 - 190005 117.74" 28 0.08"
189706 - 190105 116.87" 23 -0.79"
189806 - 190205 116.55" 22 -1.11"
189906 - 190305 118.68" 31 1.02"
190006 - 190405 117.90" 29 0.24"
190106 - 190505 117.98" 30 0.32"
190206 - 190605 121.53" 37 3.87"
190306 - 190705 122.23" 40 4.57"
190406 - 190805 125.91" 46 8.25"
190506 - 190905 125.32" 45 7.66"
190606 - 191005 121.95" 39 4.29"
190706 - 191105 115.15" 11 -2.51"
190806 - 191205 115.26" 12 -2.40"
190906 - 191305 115.27" 13 -2.39"
191006 - 191405 116.46" 19 -1.20"
191106 - 191505 120.79" 34 3.13"
191206 - 191605 121.09" 36 3.43"
191306 - 191705 120.32" 33 2.66"
191406 - 191805 116.10" 18 -1.56"
191506 - 191905 115.95" 17 -1.71"
191606 - 192005 115.34" 14 -2.32"
191706 - 192105 117.13" 24 -0.53"
191806 - 192205 123.35" 43 5.69"
191906 - 192305 121.55" 38 3.89"
192006 - 192405 119.69" 32 2.03"
192106 - 192505 114.78" 10 -2.88"
192206 - 192605 112.04" 3 -5.62"
192306 - 192705 116.53" 21 -1.13"
192406 - 192805 116.52" 20 -1.14"
192506 - 192905 123.44" 44 5.78"
192606 - 193005 122.84" 42 5.18"
192706 - 193105 114.24" 6 -3.42"
192806 - 193205 114.33" 7 -3.33"
192906 - 193305 112.65" 4 -5.01"
193006 - 193405 109.13" 1 -8.53"
193106 - 193505 114.47" 9 -3.19"
193206 - 193605 112.71" 5 -4.95"
193306 - 193705 110.49" 2 -7.17"
193406 - 193805 117.42" 26 -0.24"
193506 - 193905 115.57" 15 -2.09"
193606 - 194005 114.45" 8 -3.21"
193706 - 194105 115.58" 16 -2.08"
193806 - 194205 117.58" 27 -0.08"
193906 - 194305 120.91" 35 3.25"
194006 - 194405 122.79" 41 5.13"

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/