Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (147.31")
1901-1966 Base Period
189504 - 190003 145.12" 22 -2.19"
189604 - 190103 147.93" 42 0.62"
189704 - 190203 144.35" 16 -2.96"
189804 - 190303 148.98" 45 1.67"
189904 - 190403 146.59" 30 -0.72"
190004 - 190503 147.13" 34 -0.18"
190104 - 190603 149.27" 48 1.96"
190204 - 190703 153.49" 60 6.18"
190304 - 190803 152.19" 54 4.88"
190404 - 190903 154.62" 62 7.31"
190504 - 191003 155.18" 65 7.87"
190604 - 191103 148.45" 43 1.14"
190704 - 191203 146.58" 29 -0.73"
190804 - 191303 146.85" 31 -0.46"
190904 - 191403 144.54" 20 -2.77"
191004 - 191503 145.31" 25 -2.00"
191104 - 191603 152.83" 59 5.52"
191204 - 191703 150.56" 51 3.25"
191304 - 191803 144.41" 17 -2.90"
191404 - 191903 145.96" 28 -1.35"
191504 - 192003 147.65" 38 0.34"
191604 - 192103 145.32" 26 -1.99"
191704 - 192203 147.42" 37 0.11"
191804 - 192303 151.25" 52 3.94"
191904 - 192403 152.20" 55 4.89"
192004 - 192503 147.20" 35 -0.11"
192104 - 192603 144.15" 13 -3.16"
192204 - 192703 145.14" 23 -2.17"
192304 - 192803 146.95" 32 -0.36"
192404 - 192903 147.12" 33 -0.19"
192504 - 193003 150.28" 50 2.97"
192604 - 193103 147.22" 36 -0.09"
192704 - 193203 145.52" 27 -1.79"
192804 - 193303 144.34" 15 -2.97"
192904 - 193403 139.81" 4 -7.50"
193004 - 193503 137.37" 2 -9.94"
193104 - 193603 142.62" 10 -4.69"
193204 - 193703 140.72" 5 -6.59"
193304 - 193803 141.72" 8 -5.59"
193404 - 193903 144.48" 18 -2.83"
193504 - 194003 143.68" 11 -3.63"
193604 - 194103 142.61" 9 -4.70"
193704 - 194203 147.82" 41 0.51"
193804 - 194303 149.16" 46 1.85"
193904 - 194403 147.77" 39 0.46"
194004 - 194503 152.47" 57 5.16"
194104 - 194603 155.93" 67 8.62"
194204 - 194703 152.57" 58 5.26"
194304 - 194803 152.06" 53 4.75"
194404 - 194903 155.24" 66 7.93"
194504 - 195003 154.87" 63 7.56"
194604 - 195103 152.24" 56 4.93"
194704 - 195203 154.10" 61 6.79"
194804 - 195303 149.24" 47 1.93"
194904 - 195403 145.23" 24 -2.08"
195004 - 195503 140.73" 6 -6.58"
195104 - 195603 139.29" 3 -8.02"
195204 - 195703 133.27" 1 -14.04"
195304 - 195803 141.52" 7 -5.79"
195404 - 195903 143.86" 12 -3.45"
195504 - 196003 148.90" 44 1.59"
195604 - 196103 149.54" 49 2.23"
195704 - 196203 154.89" 64 7.58"
195804 - 196303 147.82" 41 0.51"
195904 - 196403 145.04" 21 -2.27"
196004 - 196503 144.25" 14 -3.06"
196104 - 196603 144.50" 19 -2.81"

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/