Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (148.62")
1901-1986 Base Period
189506 - 190005 146.11" 30 -2.51"
189606 - 190105 147.57" 40 -1.05"
189706 - 190205 144.66" 21 -3.96"
189806 - 190305 148.73" 48 0.11"
189906 - 190405 146.78" 33 -1.84"
190006 - 190505 147.81" 43 -0.81"
190106 - 190605 149.32" 52 0.70"
190206 - 190705 154.41" 76 5.79"
190306 - 190805 154.01" 74 5.39"
190406 - 190905 155.23" 77 6.61"
190506 - 191005 153.29" 70 4.67"
190606 - 191105 148.03" 45 -0.59"
190706 - 191205 147.04" 36 -1.58"
190806 - 191305 144.59" 20 -4.03"
190906 - 191405 144.43" 18 -4.19"
191006 - 191505 146.87" 34 -1.75"
191106 - 191605 152.98" 67 4.36"
191206 - 191705 149.65" 53 1.03"
191306 - 191805 145.26" 27 -3.36"
191406 - 191905 146.36" 32 -2.26"
191506 - 192005 147.53" 38 -1.09"
191606 - 192105 145.69" 29 -2.93"
191706 - 192205 148.29" 46 -0.33"
191806 - 192305 151.81" 63 3.19"
191906 - 192405 151.27" 59 2.65"
192006 - 192505 145.13" 24 -3.49"
192106 - 192605 143.20" 12 -5.42"
192206 - 192705 144.99" 22 -3.63"
192306 - 192805 146.24" 31 -2.38"
192406 - 192905 148.88" 51 0.26"
192506 - 193005 151.26" 58 2.64"
192606 - 193105 147.19" 37 -1.43"
192706 - 193205 144.04" 14 -4.58"
192806 - 193305 145.01" 23 -3.61"
192906 - 193405 136.95" 2 -11.67"
193006 - 193505 138.82" 3 -9.80"
193106 - 193605 142.51" 11 -6.11"
193206 - 193705 141.17" 6 -7.45"
193306 - 193805 141.72" 9 -6.90"
193406 - 193905 145.26" 27 -3.36"
193506 - 194005 142.49" 10 -6.13"
193606 - 194105 144.04" 14 -4.58"
193706 - 194205 148.81" 50 0.19"
193806 - 194305 148.75" 49 0.13"
193906 - 194405 149.71" 54 1.09"
194006 - 194505 153.13" 69 4.51"
194106 - 194605 155.66" 79 7.04"
194206 - 194705 152.77" 66 4.15"
194306 - 194805 151.85" 64 3.23"
194406 - 194905 154.01" 74 5.39"
194506 - 195005 153.91" 71 5.29"
194606 - 195105 151.55" 61 2.93"
194706 - 195205 152.99" 68 4.37"
194806 - 195305 150.15" 56 1.53"
194906 - 195405 145.25" 26 -3.37"
195006 - 195505 141.18" 7 -7.44"
195106 - 195605 139.24" 4 -9.38"
195206 - 195705 136.07" 1 -12.55"
195306 - 195805 140.81" 5 -7.81"
195406 - 195905 144.11" 17 -4.51"
195506 - 196005 148.51" 47 -0.11"
195606 - 196105 150.05" 55 1.43"
195706 - 196205 151.79" 62 3.17"
195806 - 196305 146.97" 35 -1.65"
195906 - 196405 145.24" 25 -3.38"
196006 - 196505 144.46" 19 -4.16"
196106 - 196605 144.05" 16 -4.57"
196206 - 196705 141.24" 8 -7.38"
196306 - 196805 143.99" 13 -4.63"
196406 - 196905 147.54" 39 -1.08"
196506 - 197005 147.78" 42 -0.84"
196606 - 197105 148.00" 44 -0.62"
196706 - 197205 151.00" 57 2.38"
196806 - 197305 155.95" 80 7.33"
196906 - 197405 158.01" 84 9.39"
197006 - 197505 160.09" 85 11.47"
197106 - 197605 160.82" 87 12.20"
197206 - 197705 156.00" 81 7.38"
197306 - 197805 153.95" 72 5.33"
197406 - 197905 152.47" 65 3.85"
197506 - 198005 151.53" 60 2.91"
197606 - 198105 147.57" 40 -1.05"
197706 - 198205 154.23" 75 5.61"
197806 - 198305 156.72" 82 8.10"
197906 - 198405 156.90" 83 8.28"
198006 - 198505 155.34" 78 6.72"
198106 - 198605 160.29" 86 11.67"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/