Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (147.36")
1901-1973 Base Period
189506 - 190005 146.11" 30 -1.25"
189606 - 190105 147.57" 40 0.21"
189706 - 190205 144.66" 21 -2.70"
189806 - 190305 148.73" 47 1.37"
189906 - 190405 146.78" 33 -0.58"
190006 - 190505 147.81" 42 0.45"
190106 - 190605 149.32" 51 1.96"
190206 - 190705 154.41" 71 7.05"
190306 - 190805 154.01" 70 6.65"
190406 - 190905 155.23" 72 7.87"
190506 - 191005 153.29" 67 5.93"
190606 - 191105 148.03" 44 0.67"
190706 - 191205 147.04" 36 -0.32"
190806 - 191305 144.59" 20 -2.77"
190906 - 191405 144.43" 18 -2.93"
191006 - 191505 146.87" 34 -0.49"
191106 - 191605 152.98" 64 5.62"
191206 - 191705 149.65" 52 2.29"
191306 - 191805 145.26" 27 -2.10"
191406 - 191905 146.36" 32 -1.00"
191506 - 192005 147.53" 38 0.17"
191606 - 192105 145.69" 29 -1.67"
191706 - 192205 148.29" 45 0.93"
191806 - 192305 151.81" 61 4.45"
191906 - 192405 151.27" 58 3.91"
192006 - 192505 145.13" 24 -2.23"
192106 - 192605 143.20" 12 -4.16"
192206 - 192705 144.99" 22 -2.37"
192306 - 192805 146.24" 31 -1.12"
192406 - 192905 148.88" 50 1.52"
192506 - 193005 151.26" 57 3.90"
192606 - 193105 147.19" 37 -0.17"
192706 - 193205 144.04" 14 -3.32"
192806 - 193305 145.01" 23 -2.35"
192906 - 193405 136.95" 2 -10.41"
193006 - 193505 138.82" 3 -8.54"
193106 - 193605 142.51" 11 -4.85"
193206 - 193705 141.17" 6 -6.19"
193306 - 193805 141.72" 9 -5.64"
193406 - 193905 145.26" 27 -2.10"
193506 - 194005 142.49" 10 -4.87"
193606 - 194105 144.04" 14 -3.32"
193706 - 194205 148.81" 49 1.45"
193806 - 194305 148.75" 48 1.39"
193906 - 194405 149.71" 53 2.35"
194006 - 194505 153.13" 66 5.77"
194106 - 194605 155.66" 73 8.30"
194206 - 194705 152.77" 63 5.41"
194306 - 194805 151.85" 62 4.49"
194406 - 194905 154.01" 70 6.65"
194506 - 195005 153.91" 68 6.55"
194606 - 195105 151.55" 59 4.19"
194706 - 195205 152.99" 65 5.63"
194806 - 195305 150.15" 55 2.79"
194906 - 195405 145.25" 26 -2.11"
195006 - 195505 141.18" 7 -6.18"
195106 - 195605 139.24" 4 -8.12"
195206 - 195705 136.07" 1 -11.29"
195306 - 195805 140.81" 5 -6.55"
195406 - 195905 144.11" 17 -3.25"
195506 - 196005 148.51" 46 1.15"
195606 - 196105 150.05" 54 2.69"
195706 - 196205 151.79" 60 4.43"
195806 - 196305 146.97" 35 -0.39"
195906 - 196405 145.24" 25 -2.12"
196006 - 196505 144.46" 19 -2.90"
196106 - 196605 144.05" 16 -3.31"
196206 - 196705 141.24" 8 -6.12"
196306 - 196805 143.99" 13 -3.37"
196406 - 196905 147.54" 39 0.18"
196506 - 197005 147.78" 41 0.42"
196606 - 197105 148.00" 43 0.64"
196706 - 197205 151.00" 56 3.64"
196806 - 197305 155.95" 74 8.59"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/