Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (12.91")
1901-1948 Base Period
189502 - 189506 11.22" 8 -1.69"
189602 - 189606 12.65" 23 -0.26"
189702 - 189706 13.83" 40 0.92"
189802 - 189806 12.39" 19 -0.52"
189902 - 189906 12.59" 22 -0.32"
190002 - 190006 13.69" 38 0.78"
190102 - 190106 12.21" 18 -0.70"
190202 - 190206 13.20" 28 0.29"
190302 - 190306 13.92" 43 1.01"
190402 - 190406 13.35" 32 0.44"
190502 - 190506 15.13" 53 2.22"
190602 - 190606 13.26" 29 0.35"
190702 - 190706 13.16" 27 0.25"
190802 - 190806 14.83" 51 1.92"
190902 - 190906 13.64" 36 0.73"
191002 - 191006 10.26" 2 -2.65"
191102 - 191106 10.86" 5 -2.05"
191202 - 191206 14.23" 47 1.32"
191302 - 191306 12.16" 16 -0.75"
191402 - 191406 11.99" 13 -0.92"
191502 - 191506 13.67" 37 0.76"
191602 - 191606 12.11" 15 -0.80"
191702 - 191706 12.05" 14 -0.86"
191802 - 191806 11.23" 9 -1.68"
191902 - 191906 13.93" 44 1.02"
192002 - 192006 13.37" 33 0.46"
192102 - 192106 12.53" 21 -0.38"
192202 - 192206 14.79" 50 1.88"
192302 - 192306 13.55" 35 0.64"
192402 - 192406 11.50" 11 -1.41"
192502 - 192506 10.27" 3 -2.64"
192602 - 192606 11.24" 10 -1.67"
192702 - 192706 14.47" 48 1.56"
192802 - 192806 13.77" 39 0.86"
192902 - 192906 13.90" 41 0.99"
193002 - 193006 11.05" 7 -1.86"
193102 - 193106 10.65" 4 -2.26"
193202 - 193206 12.16" 16 -0.75"
193302 - 193306 11.79" 12 -1.12"
193402 - 193406 10.16" 1 -2.75"
193502 - 193506 14.08" 46 1.17"
193602 - 193606 10.88" 6 -2.03"
193702 - 193706 12.49" 20 -0.42"
193802 - 193806 14.76" 49 1.85"
193902 - 193906 12.68" 24 -0.23"
194002 - 194006 13.49" 34 0.58"
194102 - 194106 13.34" 31 0.43"
194202 - 194206 13.92" 43 1.01"
194302 - 194306 12.92" 25 0.01"
194402 - 194406 15.00" 52 2.09"
194502 - 194506 15.20" 54 2.29"
194602 - 194606 13.02" 26 0.11"
194702 - 194706 13.33" 30 0.42"
194802 - 194806 14.08" 46 1.17"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/