Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (13.40")
1901-1929 Base Period
189510 - 189603 12.76" 9 -0.64"
189610 - 189703 15.52" 33 2.12"
189710 - 189803 13.18" 10 -0.22"
189810 - 189903 14.19" 26 0.79"
189910 - 190003 13.30" 16 -0.10"
190010 - 190103 13.19" 11 -0.21"
190110 - 190203 12.47" 8 -0.93"
190210 - 190303 16.16" 34 2.76"
190310 - 190403 12.38" 7 -1.02"
190410 - 190503 12.31" 5 -1.09"
190510 - 190603 14.17" 25 0.77"
190610 - 190703 14.47" 28 1.07"
190710 - 190803 13.78" 23 0.38"
190810 - 190903 13.26" 13 -0.14"
190910 - 191003 12.37" 6 -1.03"
191010 - 191103 11.77" 3 -1.63"
191110 - 191203 14.79" 30 1.39"
191210 - 191303 13.51" 18 0.11"
191310 - 191403 13.57" 21 0.17"
191410 - 191503 13.55" 20 0.15"
191510 - 191603 14.27" 27 0.87"
191610 - 191703 12.27" 4 -1.13"
191710 - 191803 9.97" 1 -3.43"
191810 - 191903 15.16" 32 1.76"
191910 - 192003 14.66" 29 1.26"
192010 - 192103 13.58" 22 0.18"
192110 - 192203 14.04" 24 0.64"
192210 - 192303 13.20" 12 -0.20"
192310 - 192403 13.29" 14 -0.11"
192410 - 192503 11.15" 2 -2.25"
192510 - 192603 13.53" 19 0.13"
192610 - 192703 15.11" 31 1.71"
192710 - 192803 13.29" 14 -0.11"
192810 - 192903 13.31" 17 -0.09"

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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/