Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (12.83")
1901-1956 Base Period
189502 - 189506 11.22" 8 -1.61"
189602 - 189606 12.65" 28 -0.18"
189702 - 189706 13.83" 48 1.00"
189802 - 189806 12.39" 23 -0.44"
189902 - 189906 12.59" 27 -0.24"
190002 - 190006 13.69" 46 0.86"
190102 - 190106 12.21" 21 -0.62"
190202 - 190206 13.20" 35 0.37"
190302 - 190306 13.92" 51 1.09"
190402 - 190406 13.35" 39 0.52"
190502 - 190506 15.13" 61 2.30"
190602 - 190606 13.26" 36 0.43"
190702 - 190706 13.16" 34 0.33"
190802 - 190806 14.83" 59 2.00"
190902 - 190906 13.64" 44 0.81"
191002 - 191006 10.26" 2 -2.57"
191102 - 191106 10.86" 5 -1.97"
191202 - 191206 14.23" 55 1.40"
191302 - 191306 12.16" 19 -0.67"
191402 - 191406 11.99" 15 -0.84"
191502 - 191506 13.67" 45 0.84"
191602 - 191606 12.11" 18 -0.72"
191702 - 191706 12.05" 16 -0.78"
191802 - 191806 11.23" 9 -1.60"
191902 - 191906 13.93" 52 1.10"
192002 - 192006 13.37" 40 0.54"
192102 - 192106 12.53" 26 -0.30"
192202 - 192206 14.79" 58 1.96"
192302 - 192306 13.55" 43 0.72"
192402 - 192406 11.50" 13 -1.33"
192502 - 192506 10.27" 3 -2.56"
192602 - 192606 11.24" 10 -1.59"
192702 - 192706 14.47" 56 1.64"
192802 - 192806 13.77" 47 0.94"
192902 - 192906 13.90" 49 1.07"
193002 - 193006 11.05" 7 -1.78"
193102 - 193106 10.65" 4 -2.18"
193202 - 193206 12.16" 19 -0.67"
193302 - 193306 11.79" 14 -1.04"
193402 - 193406 10.16" 1 -2.67"
193502 - 193506 14.08" 54 1.25"
193602 - 193606 10.88" 6 -1.95"
193702 - 193706 12.49" 25 -0.34"
193802 - 193806 14.76" 57 1.93"
193902 - 193906 12.68" 29 -0.15"
194002 - 194006 13.49" 42 0.66"
194102 - 194106 13.34" 38 0.51"
194202 - 194206 13.92" 51 1.09"
194302 - 194306 12.92" 30 0.09"
194402 - 194406 15.00" 60 2.17"
194502 - 194506 15.20" 62 2.37"
194602 - 194606 13.02" 31 0.19"
194702 - 194706 13.33" 37 0.50"
194802 - 194806 14.08" 54 1.25"
194902 - 194906 13.14" 33 0.31"
195002 - 195006 12.48" 24 -0.35"
195102 - 195106 13.03" 32 0.20"
195202 - 195206 12.22" 22 -0.61"
195302 - 195306 13.43" 41 0.60"
195402 - 195406 11.24" 10 -1.59"
195502 - 195506 12.08" 17 -0.75"
195602 - 195606 11.32" 12 -1.51"

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