Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (13.06")
1901-1915 Base Period
189502 - 189506 11.22" 3 -1.84"
189602 - 189606 12.65" 9 -0.41"
189702 - 189706 13.83" 17 0.77"
189802 - 189806 12.39" 7 -0.67"
189902 - 189906 12.59" 8 -0.47"
190002 - 190006 13.69" 16 0.63"
190102 - 190106 12.21" 6 -0.85"
190202 - 190206 13.20" 11 0.14"
190302 - 190306 13.92" 18 0.86"
190402 - 190406 13.35" 13 0.29"
190502 - 190506 15.13" 21 2.07"
190602 - 190606 13.26" 12 0.20"
190702 - 190706 13.16" 10 0.10"
190802 - 190806 14.83" 20 1.77"
190902 - 190906 13.64" 14 0.58"
191002 - 191006 10.26" 1 -2.80"
191102 - 191106 10.86" 2 -2.20"
191202 - 191206 14.23" 19 1.17"
191302 - 191306 12.16" 5 -0.90"
191402 - 191406 11.99" 4 -1.07"
191502 - 191506 13.67" 15 0.61"

Citing This Page

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