Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (12.77")
1901-1954 Base Period
189506 - 189510 11.14" 6 -1.63"
189606 - 189610 12.79" 32 0.02"
189706 - 189710 11.51" 11 -1.26"
189806 - 189810 13.84" 49 1.07"
189906 - 189910 12.13" 20 -0.64"
190006 - 190010 14.20" 52 1.43"
190106 - 190110 11.98" 18 -0.79"
190206 - 190210 12.95" 35 0.18"
190306 - 190310 12.78" 31 0.01"
190406 - 190410 12.72" 29 -0.05"
190506 - 190510 14.10" 51 1.33"
190606 - 190610 14.72" 57 1.95"
190706 - 190710 13.21" 39 0.44"
190806 - 190810 12.77" 30 0.00"
190906 - 190910 12.49" 27 -0.28"
191006 - 191010 11.53" 12 -1.24"
191106 - 191110 13.36" 40 0.59"
191206 - 191210 13.39" 42 0.62"
191306 - 191310 12.90" 34 0.13"
191406 - 191410 13.16" 38 0.39"
191506 - 191510 14.80" 58 2.03"
191606 - 191610 13.07" 36 0.30"
191706 - 191710 10.94" 4 -1.83"
191806 - 191810 12.41" 26 -0.36"
191906 - 191910 14.28" 54 1.51"
192006 - 192010 13.60" 45 0.83"
192106 - 192110 12.39" 25 -0.38"
192206 - 192210 11.02" 5 -1.75"
192306 - 192310 14.28" 54 1.51"
192406 - 192410 11.80" 16 -0.97"
192506 - 192510 13.49" 43 0.72"
192606 - 192610 14.29" 55 1.52"
192706 - 192710 13.51" 44 0.74"
192806 - 192810 14.84" 59 2.07"
192906 - 192910 12.35" 23 -0.42"
193006 - 193010 10.72" 3 -2.05"
193106 - 193110 11.53" 12 -1.24"
193206 - 193210 13.15" 37 0.38"
193306 - 193310 11.20" 7 -1.57"
193406 - 193410 11.48" 9 -1.29"
193506 - 193510 12.38" 24 -0.39"
193606 - 193610 11.50" 10 -1.27"
193706 - 193710 12.89" 33 0.12"
193806 - 193810 12.27" 22 -0.50"
193906 - 193910 11.61" 14 -1.16"
194006 - 194010 12.22" 21 -0.55"
194106 - 194110 16.66" 60 3.89"
194206 - 194210 13.94" 50 1.17"
194306 - 194310 11.75" 15 -1.02"
194406 - 194410 12.01" 19 -0.76"
194506 - 194510 14.50" 56 1.73"
194606 - 194610 13.39" 42 0.62"
194706 - 194710 12.65" 28 -0.12"
194806 - 194810 11.88" 17 -0.89"
194906 - 194910 13.79" 47 1.02"
195006 - 195010 13.80" 48 1.03"
195106 - 195110 13.77" 46 1.00"
195206 - 195210 9.28" 1 -3.49"
195306 - 195310 10.49" 2 -2.28"
195406 - 195410 11.33" 8 -1.44"

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/