Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (10.98")
1901-1932 Base Period
189510 - 189602 10.35" 9 -0.63"
189610 - 189702 11.90" 30 0.92"
189710 - 189802 10.76" 13 -0.22"
189810 - 189902 11.37" 25 0.39"
189910 - 190002 11.02" 18 0.04"
190010 - 190102 10.90" 15 -0.08"
190110 - 190202 9.57" 5 -1.41"
190210 - 190302 13.15" 36 2.17"
190310 - 190402 9.28" 3 -1.70"
190410 - 190502 9.37" 4 -1.61"
190510 - 190602 10.91" 17 -0.07"
190610 - 190702 12.02" 31 1.04"
190710 - 190802 11.60" 27 0.62"
190810 - 190902 11.05" 19 0.07"
190910 - 191002 11.35" 24 0.37"
191010 - 191102 10.06" 8 -0.92"
191110 - 191202 11.40" 26 0.42"
191210 - 191302 10.52" 11 -0.46"
191310 - 191402 11.72" 28 0.74"
191410 - 191502 12.04" 32 1.06"
191510 - 191602 12.14" 33 1.16"
191610 - 191702 9.79" 7 -1.19"
191710 - 191802 8.12" 1 -2.86"
191810 - 191902 12.45" 34 1.47"
191910 - 192002 11.88" 29 0.90"
192010 - 192102 11.06" 20 0.08"
192110 - 192202 10.58" 12 -0.40"
192210 - 192302 10.78" 14 -0.20"
192310 - 192402 11.07" 21 0.09"
192410 - 192502 9.59" 6 -1.39"
192510 - 192602 11.22" 23 0.24"
192610 - 192702 12.52" 35 1.54"
192710 - 192802 10.90" 15 -0.08"
192810 - 192902 10.50" 10 -0.48"
192910 - 193002 11.09" 22 0.11"
193010 - 193102 9.27" 2 -1.71"
193110 - 193202 13.30" 37 2.32"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/