Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (10.97")
1901-1927 Base Period
189510 - 189602 10.35" 8 -0.62"
189610 - 189702 11.90" 26 0.93"
189710 - 189802 10.76" 11 -0.21"
189810 - 189902 11.37" 21 0.40"
189910 - 190002 11.02" 15 0.05"
190010 - 190102 10.90" 13 -0.07"
190110 - 190202 9.57" 4 -1.40"
190210 - 190302 13.15" 32 2.18"
190310 - 190402 9.28" 2 -1.69"
190410 - 190502 9.37" 3 -1.60"
190510 - 190602 10.91" 14 -0.06"
190610 - 190702 12.02" 27 1.05"
190710 - 190802 11.60" 23 0.63"
190810 - 190902 11.05" 16 0.08"
190910 - 191002 11.35" 20 0.38"
191010 - 191102 10.06" 7 -0.91"
191110 - 191202 11.40" 22 0.43"
191210 - 191302 10.52" 9 -0.45"
191310 - 191402 11.72" 24 0.75"
191410 - 191502 12.04" 28 1.07"
191510 - 191602 12.14" 29 1.17"
191610 - 191702 9.79" 6 -1.18"
191710 - 191802 8.12" 1 -2.85"
191810 - 191902 12.45" 30 1.48"
191910 - 192002 11.88" 25 0.91"
192010 - 192102 11.06" 17 0.09"
192110 - 192202 10.58" 10 -0.39"
192210 - 192302 10.78" 12 -0.19"
192310 - 192402 11.07" 18 0.10"
192410 - 192502 9.59" 5 -1.38"
192510 - 192602 11.22" 19 0.25"
192610 - 192702 12.52" 31 1.55"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/