Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank
189504 - 190003 145.12" 25
189604 - 190103 147.93" 50
189704 - 190203 144.35" 18
189804 - 190303 148.98" 57
189904 - 190403 146.59" 34
190004 - 190503 147.13" 39
190104 - 190603 149.27" 60
190204 - 190703 153.49" 85
190304 - 190803 152.19" 74
190404 - 190903 154.62" 93
190504 - 191003 155.18" 97
190604 - 191103 148.45" 54
190704 - 191203 146.58" 33
190804 - 191303 146.85" 35
190904 - 191403 144.54" 23
191004 - 191503 145.31" 29
191104 - 191603 152.83" 81
191204 - 191703 150.56" 66
191304 - 191803 144.41" 19
191404 - 191903 145.96" 32
191504 - 192003 147.65" 45
191604 - 192103 145.32" 30
191704 - 192203 147.42" 42
191804 - 192303 151.25" 67
191904 - 192403 152.20" 75
192004 - 192503 147.20" 40
192104 - 192603 144.15" 15
192204 - 192703 145.14" 27
192304 - 192803 146.95" 36
192404 - 192903 147.12" 38
192504 - 193003 150.28" 64
192604 - 193103 147.22" 41
192704 - 193203 145.52" 31
192804 - 193303 144.34" 17
192904 - 193403 139.81" 4
193004 - 193503 137.37" 2
193104 - 193603 142.62" 11
193204 - 193703 140.72" 6
193304 - 193803 141.72" 9
193404 - 193903 144.48" 21
193504 - 194003 143.68" 13
193604 - 194103 142.61" 10
193704 - 194203 147.82" 47
193804 - 194303 149.16" 58
193904 - 194403 147.77" 46
194004 - 194503 152.47" 78
194104 - 194603 155.93" 101
194204 - 194703 152.57" 80
194304 - 194803 152.06" 73
194404 - 194903 155.24" 98
194504 - 195003 154.87" 95
194604 - 195103 152.24" 76
194704 - 195203 154.10" 90
194804 - 195303 149.24" 59
194904 - 195403 145.23" 28
195004 - 195503 140.73" 7
195104 - 195603 139.29" 3
195204 - 195703 133.27" 1
195304 - 195803 141.52" 8
195404 - 195903 143.86" 14
195504 - 196003 148.90" 56
195604 - 196103 149.54" 61
195704 - 196203 154.89" 96
195804 - 196303 147.82" 47
195904 - 196403 145.04" 24
196004 - 196503 144.25" 16
196104 - 196603 144.50" 22
196204 - 196703 140.40" 5
196304 - 196803 142.86" 12
196404 - 196903 147.82" 47
196504 - 197003 147.62" 44
196604 - 197103 147.95" 51
196704 - 197203 151.42" 68
196804 - 197303 155.38" 99
196904 - 197403 157.65" 108
197004 - 197503 159.53" 111
197104 - 197603 160.38" 113
197204 - 197703 156.27" 103
197304 - 197803 154.13" 91
197404 - 197903 151.79" 71
197504 - 198003 152.01" 72
197604 - 198103 147.05" 37
197704 - 198203 153.23" 84
197804 - 198303 156.23" 102
197904 - 198403 157.10" 106
198004 - 198503 156.29" 104
198104 - 198603 160.84" 114
198204 - 198703 160.96" 115
198304 - 198803 153.59" 87
198404 - 198903 148.42" 53
198504 - 199003 147.49" 43
198604 - 199103 148.60" 55
198704 - 199203 148.31" 52
198804 - 199303 153.52" 86
198904 - 199403 157.32" 107
199004 - 199503 158.70" 109
199104 - 199603 159.24" 110
199204 - 199703 161.62" 117
199304 - 199803 163.17" 118
199404 - 199903 163.25" 119
199504 - 200003 159.54" 112
199604 - 200103 155.82" 100
199704 - 200203 149.74" 63
199804 - 200303 145.12" 25
199904 - 200403 144.46" 20
200004 - 200503 150.45" 65
200104 - 200603 151.72" 70
200204 - 200703 153.08" 83
200304 - 200803 153.66" 88
200404 - 200903 152.99" 82
200504 - 201003 152.45" 77
200604 - 201103 154.01" 89
200704 - 201203 154.71" 94
200804 - 201303 151.45" 69
200904 - 201403 152.50" 79
201004 - 201503 149.68" 62
201104 - 201603 154.48" 92
201204 - 201703 156.72" 105
201304 - 201803 161.32" 116
201404 - 201903 165.90" 120

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