Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (147.84")
1901-1954 Base Period
189511 - 190010 149.17" 35 1.33"
189611 - 190110 146.76" 21 -1.08"
189711 - 190210 146.10" 18 -1.74"
189811 - 190310 147.67" 28 -0.17"
189911 - 190410 147.37" 25 -0.47"
190011 - 190510 147.71" 29 -0.13"
190111 - 190610 152.06" 46 4.22"
190211 - 190710 154.67" 52 6.83"
190311 - 190810 154.00" 51 6.16"
190411 - 190910 155.00" 53 7.16"
190511 - 191010 150.72" 42 2.88"
190611 - 191110 146.67" 20 -1.17"
190711 - 191210 147.22" 24 -0.62"
190811 - 191310 144.72" 11 -3.12"
190911 - 191410 145.10" 15 -2.74"
191011 - 191510 150.14" 41 2.30"
191111 - 191610 152.69" 48 4.85"
191211 - 191710 147.20" 23 -0.64"
191311 - 191810 144.77" 12 -3.07"
191411 - 191910 147.48" 26 -0.36"
191511 - 192010 146.33" 19 -1.51"
191611 - 192110 145.01" 13 -2.83"
191711 - 192210 148.37" 31 0.53"
191811 - 192310 153.68" 50 5.84"
191911 - 192410 148.79" 34 0.95"
192011 - 192510 145.02" 14 -2.82"
192111 - 192610 145.10" 15 -2.74"
192211 - 192710 147.48" 26 -0.36"
192311 - 192810 146.80" 22 -1.04"
192411 - 192910 149.43" 37 1.59"
192511 - 193010 148.49" 32 0.65"
192611 - 193110 144.43" 10 -3.41"
192711 - 193210 143.68" 9 -4.16"
192811 - 193310 141.37" 4 -6.47"
192911 - 193410 136.08" 1 -11.76"
193011 - 193510 140.48" 2 -7.36"
193111 - 193610 142.48" 6 -5.36"
193211 - 193710 140.91" 3 -6.93"
193311 - 193810 142.79" 7 -5.05"
193411 - 193910 145.39" 17 -2.45"
193511 - 194010 142.33" 5 -5.51"
193611 - 194110 149.20" 36 1.36"
193711 - 194210 149.86" 39 2.02"
193811 - 194310 148.23" 30 0.39"
193911 - 194410 150.11" 40 2.27"
194011 - 194510 155.41" 54 7.57"
194111 - 194610 152.39" 47 4.55"
194211 - 194710 151.48" 43 3.64"
194311 - 194810 151.98" 45 4.14"
194411 - 194910 155.79" 55 7.95"
194511 - 195010 153.21" 49 5.37"
194611 - 195110 151.93" 44 4.09"
194711 - 195210 149.62" 38 1.78"
194811 - 195310 148.76" 33 0.92"
194911 - 195410 142.79" 7 -5.05"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/