Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (13.00")
1901-2000 Base Period
189502 - 189506 11.22" 10 -1.78"
189602 - 189606 12.65" 44 -0.35"
189702 - 189706 13.83" 79 0.83"
189802 - 189806 12.39" 30 -0.61"
189902 - 189906 12.59" 43 -0.41"
190002 - 190006 13.69" 75 0.69"
190102 - 190106 12.21" 27 -0.79"
190202 - 190206 13.20" 63 0.20"
190302 - 190306 13.92" 83 0.92"
190402 - 190406 13.35" 67 0.35"
190502 - 190506 15.13" 102 2.13"
190602 - 190606 13.26" 64 0.26"
190702 - 190706 13.16" 61 0.16"
190802 - 190806 14.83" 98 1.83"
190902 - 190906 13.64" 73 0.64"
191002 - 191006 10.26" 3 -2.74"
191102 - 191106 10.86" 6 -2.14"
191202 - 191206 14.23" 91 1.23"
191302 - 191306 12.16" 25 -0.84"
191402 - 191406 11.99" 21 -1.01"
191502 - 191506 13.67" 74 0.67"
191602 - 191606 12.11" 24 -0.89"
191702 - 191706 12.05" 22 -0.95"
191802 - 191806 11.23" 11 -1.77"
191902 - 191906 13.93" 84 0.93"
192002 - 192006 13.37" 68 0.37"
192102 - 192106 12.53" 38 -0.47"
192202 - 192206 14.79" 97 1.79"
192302 - 192306 13.55" 72 0.55"
192402 - 192406 11.50" 15 -1.50"
192502 - 192506 10.27" 4 -2.73"
192602 - 192606 11.24" 12 -1.76"
192702 - 192706 14.47" 93 1.47"
192802 - 192806 13.77" 77 0.77"
192902 - 192906 13.90" 81 0.90"
193002 - 193006 11.05" 9 -1.95"
193102 - 193106 10.65" 5 -2.35"
193202 - 193206 12.16" 25 -0.84"
193302 - 193306 11.79" 19 -1.21"
193402 - 193406 10.16" 2 -2.84"
193502 - 193506 14.08" 89 1.08"
193602 - 193606 10.88" 7 -2.12"
193702 - 193706 12.49" 36 -0.51"
193802 - 193806 14.76" 96 1.76"
193902 - 193906 12.68" 46 -0.32"
194002 - 194006 13.49" 70 0.49"
194102 - 194106 13.34" 66 0.34"
194202 - 194206 13.92" 83 0.92"
194302 - 194306 12.92" 54 -0.08"
194402 - 194406 15.00" 100 2.00"
194502 - 194506 15.20" 103 2.20"
194602 - 194606 13.02" 57 0.02"
194702 - 194706 13.33" 65 0.33"
194802 - 194806 14.08" 89 1.08"
194902 - 194906 13.14" 60 0.14"
195002 - 195006 12.48" 35 -0.52"
195102 - 195106 13.03" 58 0.03"
195202 - 195206 12.22" 28 -0.78"
195302 - 195306 13.43" 69 0.43"
195402 - 195406 11.24" 12 -1.76"
195502 - 195506 12.08" 23 -0.92"
195602 - 195606 11.32" 14 -1.68"
195702 - 195706 16.13" 107 3.13"
195802 - 195806 13.80" 78 0.80"
195902 - 195906 12.45" 32 -0.55"
196002 - 196006 12.42" 31 -0.58"
196102 - 196106 14.04" 87 1.04"
196202 - 196206 12.70" 48 -0.30"
196302 - 196306 11.80" 20 -1.20"
196402 - 196406 12.74" 49 -0.26"
196502 - 196506 12.79" 52 -0.21"
196602 - 196606 10.92" 8 -2.08"
196702 - 196706 12.55" 39 -0.45"
196802 - 196806 12.55" 39 -0.45"
196902 - 196906 12.69" 47 -0.31"
197002 - 197006 12.47" 34 -0.53"
197102 - 197106 11.76" 17 -1.24"
197202 - 197206 12.24" 29 -0.76"
197302 - 197306 15.37" 105 2.37"
197402 - 197406 12.57" 41 -0.43"
197502 - 197506 15.27" 104 2.27"
197602 - 197606 12.45" 32 -0.55"
197702 - 197706 11.76" 17 -1.24"
197802 - 197806 12.76" 50 -0.24"
197902 - 197906 14.24" 92 1.24"
198002 - 198006 13.09" 59 0.09"
198102 - 198106 13.53" 71 0.53"
198202 - 198206 13.99" 85 0.99"
198302 - 198306 16.00" 106 3.00"
198402 - 198406 13.89" 80 0.89"
198502 - 198506 11.72" 16 -1.28"
198602 - 198606 13.02" 57 0.02"
198702 - 198706 12.51" 37 -0.49"
198802 - 198806 9.56" 1 -3.44"
198902 - 198906 13.77" 77 0.77"
199002 - 199006 14.21" 90 1.21"
199102 - 199106 14.88" 99 1.88"
199202 - 199206 12.57" 41 -0.43"
199302 - 199306 14.50" 94 1.50"
199402 - 199406 12.66" 45 -0.34"
199502 - 199506 14.75" 95 1.75"
199602 - 199606 12.88" 53 -0.12"
199702 - 199706 14.00" 86 1.00"
199802 - 199806 15.06" 101 2.06"
199902 - 199906 13.20" 63 0.20"
200002 - 200006 12.99" 55 -0.01"
200102 - 200106 12.78" 51 -0.22"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/