Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (13.34")
1901-1919 Base Period
189510 - 189603 12.76" 8 -0.58"
189610 - 189703 15.52" 23 2.18"
189710 - 189803 13.18" 9 -0.16"
189810 - 189903 14.19" 18 0.85"
189910 - 190003 13.30" 12 -0.04"
190010 - 190103 13.19" 10 -0.15"
190110 - 190203 12.47" 7 -0.87"
190210 - 190303 16.16" 24 2.82"
190310 - 190403 12.38" 6 -0.96"
190410 - 190503 12.31" 4 -1.03"
190510 - 190603 14.17" 17 0.83"
190610 - 190703 14.47" 20 1.13"
190710 - 190803 13.78" 16 0.44"
190810 - 190903 13.26" 11 -0.08"
190910 - 191003 12.37" 5 -0.97"
191010 - 191103 11.77" 2 -1.57"
191110 - 191203 14.79" 21 1.45"
191210 - 191303 13.51" 13 0.17"
191310 - 191403 13.57" 15 0.23"
191410 - 191503 13.55" 14 0.21"
191510 - 191603 14.27" 19 0.93"
191610 - 191703 12.27" 3 -1.07"
191710 - 191803 9.97" 1 -3.37"
191810 - 191903 15.16" 22 1.82"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/