Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (147.94")
1901-1954 Base Period
189505 - 190004 146.54" 23 -1.40"
189605 - 190104 147.87" 30 -0.07"
189705 - 190204 143.78" 8 -4.16"
189805 - 190304 148.95" 36 1.01"
189905 - 190404 146.93" 24 -1.01"
190005 - 190504 146.52" 22 -1.42"
190105 - 190604 148.82" 34 0.88"
190205 - 190704 153.96" 51 6.02"
190305 - 190804 152.89" 47 4.95"
190405 - 190904 154.78" 55 6.84"
190505 - 191004 154.44" 53 6.50"
190605 - 191104 149.22" 37 1.28"
190705 - 191204 147.60" 27 -0.34"
190805 - 191304 146.21" 21 -1.73"
190905 - 191404 144.99" 13 -2.95"
191005 - 191504 145.57" 17 -2.37"
191105 - 191604 152.07" 43 4.13"
191205 - 191704 149.90" 39 1.96"
191305 - 191804 145.18" 15 -2.76"
191405 - 191904 145.64" 18 -2.30"
191505 - 192004 148.63" 33 0.69"
191605 - 192104 146.02" 20 -1.92"
191705 - 192204 147.82" 29 -0.12"
191805 - 192304 151.27" 41 3.33"
191905 - 192404 152.05" 42 4.11"
192005 - 192504 146.00" 19 -1.94"
192105 - 192604 143.54" 6 -4.40"
192205 - 192704 145.11" 14 -2.83"
192305 - 192804 147.03" 25 -0.91"
192405 - 192904 147.79" 28 -0.15"
192505 - 193004 150.01" 40 2.07"
192605 - 193104 147.11" 26 -0.83"
192705 - 193204 144.61" 11 -3.33"
192805 - 193304 143.96" 9 -3.98"
192905 - 193404 138.65" 2 -9.29"
193005 - 193504 138.27" 1 -9.67"
193105 - 193604 142.55" 5 -5.39"
193205 - 193704 141.26" 3 -6.68"
193305 - 193804 141.87" 4 -6.07"
193405 - 193904 144.87" 12 -3.07"
193505 - 194004 143.99" 10 -3.95"
193605 - 194104 143.62" 7 -4.32"
193705 - 194204 147.98" 31 0.04"
193805 - 194304 148.60" 32 0.66"
193905 - 194404 148.91" 35 0.97"
194005 - 194504 152.48" 45 4.54"
194105 - 194604 154.58" 54 6.64"
194205 - 194704 152.74" 46 4.80"
194305 - 194804 152.47" 44 4.53"
194405 - 194904 154.03" 52 6.09"
194505 - 195004 153.90" 50 5.96"
194605 - 195104 152.93" 48 4.99"
194705 - 195204 153.49" 49 5.55"
194805 - 195304 149.66" 38 1.72"
194905 - 195404 145.54" 16 -2.40"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/