Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (147.47")
1901-1957 Base Period
189506 - 190005 146.11" 23 -1.36"
189606 - 190105 147.57" 31 0.10"
189706 - 190205 144.66" 15 -2.81"
189806 - 190305 148.73" 35 1.26"
189906 - 190405 146.78" 26 -0.69"
190006 - 190505 147.81" 32 0.34"
190106 - 190605 149.32" 39 1.85"
190206 - 190705 154.41" 56 6.94"
190306 - 190805 154.01" 55 6.54"
190406 - 190905 155.23" 57 7.76"
190506 - 191005 153.29" 52 5.82"
190606 - 191105 148.03" 33 0.56"
190706 - 191205 147.04" 28 -0.43"
190806 - 191305 144.59" 14 -2.88"
190906 - 191405 144.43" 13 -3.04"
191006 - 191505 146.87" 27 -0.60"
191106 - 191605 152.98" 49 5.51"
191206 - 191705 149.65" 40 2.18"
191306 - 191805 145.26" 20 -2.21"
191406 - 191905 146.36" 25 -1.11"
191506 - 192005 147.53" 30 0.06"
191606 - 192105 145.69" 22 -1.78"
191706 - 192205 148.29" 34 0.82"
191806 - 192305 151.81" 46 4.34"
191906 - 192405 151.27" 44 3.80"
192006 - 192505 145.13" 18 -2.34"
192106 - 192605 143.20" 10 -4.27"
192206 - 192705 144.99" 16 -2.48"
192306 - 192805 146.24" 24 -1.23"
192406 - 192905 148.88" 38 1.41"
192506 - 193005 151.26" 43 3.79"
192606 - 193105 147.19" 29 -0.28"
192706 - 193205 144.04" 11 -3.43"
192806 - 193305 145.01" 17 -2.46"
192906 - 193405 136.95" 2 -10.52"
193006 - 193505 138.82" 3 -8.65"
193106 - 193605 142.51" 9 -4.96"
193206 - 193705 141.17" 5 -6.30"
193306 - 193805 141.72" 7 -5.75"
193406 - 193905 145.26" 20 -2.21"
193506 - 194005 142.49" 8 -4.98"
193606 - 194105 144.04" 11 -3.43"
193706 - 194205 148.81" 37 1.34"
193806 - 194305 148.75" 36 1.28"
193906 - 194405 149.71" 41 2.24"
194006 - 194505 153.13" 51 5.66"
194106 - 194605 155.66" 58 8.19"
194206 - 194705 152.77" 48 5.30"
194306 - 194805 151.85" 47 4.38"
194406 - 194905 154.01" 55 6.54"
194506 - 195005 153.91" 53 6.44"
194606 - 195105 151.55" 45 4.08"
194706 - 195205 152.99" 50 5.52"
194806 - 195305 150.15" 42 2.68"
194906 - 195405 145.25" 19 -2.22"
195006 - 195505 141.18" 6 -6.29"
195106 - 195605 139.24" 4 -8.23"
195206 - 195705 136.07" 1 -11.40"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/