Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (148.53")
1901-1985 Base Period
189511 - 190010 149.17" 50 0.64"
189611 - 190110 146.76" 31 -1.77"
189711 - 190210 146.10" 28 -2.43"
189811 - 190310 147.67" 40 -0.86"
189911 - 190410 147.37" 35 -1.16"
190011 - 190510 147.71" 41 -0.82"
190111 - 190610 152.06" 66 3.53"
190211 - 190710 154.67" 75 6.14"
190311 - 190810 154.00" 74 5.47"
190411 - 190910 155.00" 76 6.47"
190511 - 191010 150.72" 59 2.19"
190611 - 191110 146.67" 30 -1.86"
190711 - 191210 147.22" 34 -1.31"
190811 - 191310 144.72" 19 -3.81"
190911 - 191410 145.10" 23 -3.43"
191011 - 191510 150.14" 58 1.61"
191111 - 191610 152.69" 68 4.16"
191211 - 191710 147.20" 33 -1.33"
191311 - 191810 144.77" 20 -3.76"
191411 - 191910 147.48" 37 -1.05"
191511 - 192010 146.33" 29 -2.20"
191611 - 192110 145.01" 21 -3.52"
191711 - 192210 148.37" 43 -0.16"
191811 - 192310 153.68" 72 5.15"
191911 - 192410 148.79" 46 0.26"
192011 - 192510 145.02" 22 -3.51"
192111 - 192610 145.10" 23 -3.43"
192211 - 192710 147.48" 37 -1.05"
192311 - 192810 146.80" 32 -1.73"
192411 - 192910 149.43" 52 0.90"
192511 - 193010 148.49" 44 -0.04"
192611 - 193110 144.43" 18 -4.10"
192711 - 193210 143.68" 15 -4.85"
192811 - 193310 141.37" 7 -7.16"
192911 - 193410 136.08" 1 -12.45"
193011 - 193510 140.48" 4 -8.05"
193111 - 193610 142.48" 10 -6.05"
193211 - 193710 140.91" 6 -7.62"
193311 - 193810 142.79" 12 -5.74"
193411 - 193910 145.39" 25 -3.14"
193511 - 194010 142.33" 9 -6.20"
193611 - 194110 149.20" 51 0.67"
193711 - 194210 149.86" 55 1.33"
193811 - 194310 148.23" 42 -0.30"
193911 - 194410 150.11" 57 1.58"
194011 - 194510 155.41" 77 6.88"
194111 - 194610 152.39" 67 3.86"
194211 - 194710 151.48" 62 2.95"
194311 - 194810 151.98" 65 3.45"
194411 - 194910 155.79" 78 7.26"
194511 - 195010 153.21" 71 4.68"
194611 - 195110 151.93" 64 3.40"
194711 - 195210 149.62" 54 1.09"
194811 - 195310 148.76" 45 0.23"
194911 - 195410 142.79" 12 -5.74"
195011 - 195510 139.66" 3 -8.87"
195111 - 195610 136.11" 2 -12.42"
195211 - 195710 140.53" 5 -8.00"
195311 - 195810 144.13" 16 -4.40"
195411 - 195910 147.42" 36 -1.11"
195511 - 196010 149.04" 48 0.51"
195611 - 196110 152.78" 69 4.25"
195711 - 196210 151.32" 60 2.79"
195811 - 196310 144.29" 17 -4.24"
195911 - 196410 142.79" 12 -5.74"
196011 - 196510 145.40" 26 -3.13"
196111 - 196610 142.55" 11 -5.98"
196211 - 196710 141.78" 8 -6.75"
196311 - 196810 146.01" 27 -2.52"
196411 - 196910 149.06" 49 0.53"
196511 - 197010 147.52" 39 -1.01"
196611 - 197110 149.97" 56 1.44"
196711 - 197210 151.35" 61 2.82"
196811 - 197310 156.70" 80 8.17"
196911 - 197410 157.24" 82 8.71"
197011 - 197510 160.67" 86 12.14"
197111 - 197610 159.38" 85 10.85"
197211 - 197710 155.85" 79 7.32"
197311 - 197810 151.67" 63 3.14"
197411 - 197910 153.07" 70 4.54"
197511 - 198010 148.97" 47 0.44"
197611 - 198110 149.61" 53 1.08"
197711 - 198210 153.81" 73 5.28"
197811 - 198310 157.37" 83 8.84"
197911 - 198410 157.11" 81 8.58"
198011 - 198510 158.28" 84 9.75"

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/