Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (15.62")
1901-1954 Base Period
189505 - 189510 14.02" 10 -1.60"
189605 - 189610 15.75" 33 0.13"
189705 - 189710 13.63" 4 -1.99"
189805 - 189810 17.07" 50 1.45"
189905 - 189910 14.87" 19 -0.75"
190005 - 190010 16.65" 45 1.03"
190105 - 190110 14.64" 17 -0.98"
190205 - 190210 15.95" 38 0.33"
190305 - 190310 15.79" 34 0.17"
190405 - 190410 15.31" 25 -0.31"
190505 - 190510 17.84" 57 2.22"
190605 - 190610 17.88" 58 2.26"
190705 - 190710 16.66" 46 1.04"
190805 - 190810 16.90" 49 1.28"
190905 - 190910 15.53" 30 -0.09"
191005 - 191010 14.12" 12 -1.50"
191105 - 191110 15.33" 26 -0.29"
191205 - 191210 16.28" 41 0.66"
191305 - 191310 15.41" 27 -0.21"
191405 - 191410 15.64" 32 0.02"
191505 - 191510 18.69" 59 3.07"
191605 - 191610 15.95" 38 0.33"
191705 - 191710 13.58" 3 -2.04"
191805 - 191810 15.00" 21 -0.62"
191905 - 191910 17.48" 56 1.86"
192005 - 192010 16.39" 42 0.77"
192105 - 192110 14.94" 20 -0.68"
192205 - 192210 14.13" 13 -1.49"
192305 - 192310 17.41" 55 1.79"
192405 - 192410 14.22" 14 -1.40"
192505 - 192510 15.41" 27 -0.21"
192605 - 192610 16.50" 44 0.88"
192705 - 192710 16.50" 44 0.88"
192805 - 192810 17.18" 53 1.56"
192905 - 192910 15.86" 36 0.24"
193005 - 193010 13.89" 9 -1.73"
193105 - 193110 13.82" 8 -1.80"
193205 - 193210 15.57" 31 -0.05"
193305 - 193310 14.59" 16 -1.03"
193405 - 193410 13.29" 2 -2.33"
193505 - 193510 16.10" 39 0.48"
193605 - 193610 13.75" 5 -1.87"
193705 - 193710 15.22" 24 -0.40"
193805 - 193810 15.51" 29 -0.11"
193905 - 193910 13.81" 7 -1.81"
194005 - 194010 14.44" 15 -1.18"
194105 - 194110 19.33" 60 3.71"
194205 - 194210 17.10" 51 1.48"
194305 - 194310 15.14" 23 -0.48"
194405 - 194410 15.01" 22 -0.61"
194505 - 194510 17.37" 54 1.75"
194605 - 194610 17.14" 52 1.52"
194705 - 194710 15.84" 35 0.22"
194805 - 194810 14.65" 18 -0.97"
194905 - 194910 16.77" 48 1.15"
195005 - 195010 16.68" 47 1.06"
195105 - 195110 16.14" 40 0.52"
195205 - 195210 11.97" 1 -3.65"
195305 - 195310 13.75" 5 -1.87"
195405 - 195410 14.02" 10 -1.60"

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/