Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (10.93")
1901-1941 Base Period
189510 - 189602 10.35" 11 -0.58"
189610 - 189702 11.90" 39 0.97"
189710 - 189802 10.76" 17 -0.17"
189810 - 189902 11.37" 31 0.44"
189910 - 190002 11.02" 23 0.09"
190010 - 190102 10.90" 19 -0.03"
190110 - 190202 9.57" 7 -1.36"
190210 - 190302 13.15" 45 2.22"
190310 - 190402 9.28" 4 -1.65"
190410 - 190502 9.37" 5 -1.56"
190510 - 190602 10.91" 21 -0.02"
190610 - 190702 12.02" 40 1.09"
190710 - 190802 11.60" 33 0.67"
190810 - 190902 11.05" 24 0.12"
190910 - 191002 11.35" 29 0.42"
191010 - 191102 10.06" 10 -0.87"
191110 - 191202 11.40" 32 0.47"
191210 - 191302 10.52" 14 -0.41"
191310 - 191402 11.72" 36 0.79"
191410 - 191502 12.04" 41 1.11"
191510 - 191602 12.14" 42 1.21"
191610 - 191702 9.79" 9 -1.14"
191710 - 191802 8.12" 1 -2.81"
191810 - 191902 12.45" 43 1.52"
191910 - 192002 11.88" 38 0.95"
192010 - 192102 11.06" 25 0.13"
192110 - 192202 10.58" 15 -0.35"
192210 - 192302 10.78" 18 -0.15"
192310 - 192402 11.07" 26 0.14"
192410 - 192502 9.59" 8 -1.34"
192510 - 192602 11.22" 28 0.29"
192610 - 192702 12.52" 44 1.59"
192710 - 192802 10.90" 19 -0.03"
192810 - 192902 10.50" 13 -0.43"
192910 - 193002 11.09" 27 0.16"
193010 - 193102 9.27" 3 -1.66"
193110 - 193202 13.30" 46 2.37"
193210 - 193302 11.61" 34 0.68"
193310 - 193402 8.84" 2 -2.09"
193410 - 193502 10.71" 16 -0.22"
193510 - 193602 10.93" 22 0.00"
193610 - 193702 11.88" 38 0.95"
193710 - 193802 11.72" 36 0.79"
193810 - 193902 10.44" 12 -0.49"
193910 - 194002 9.38" 6 -1.55"
194010 - 194102 11.37" 31 0.44"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/