Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (16.01")
1901-1941 Base Period
189508 - 189602 14.46" 8 -1.55"
189608 - 189702 16.68" 32 0.67"
189708 - 189802 14.63" 11 -1.38"
189808 - 189902 16.76" 35 0.75"
189908 - 190002 14.82" 13 -1.19"
190008 - 190102 16.25" 27 0.24"
190108 - 190202 15.12" 15 -0.89"
190208 - 190302 18.19" 43 2.18"
190308 - 190402 14.44" 7 -1.57"
190408 - 190502 14.39" 6 -1.62"
190508 - 190602 16.02" 22 0.01"
190608 - 190702 18.32" 44 2.31"
190708 - 190802 16.66" 31 0.65"
190808 - 190902 15.76" 18 -0.25"
190908 - 191002 16.04" 23 0.03"
191008 - 191102 14.48" 9 -1.53"
191108 - 191202 17.21" 39 1.20"
191208 - 191302 16.08" 24 0.07"
191308 - 191402 16.75" 34 0.74"
191408 - 191502 17.39" 41 1.38"
191508 - 191602 18.34" 45 2.33"
191608 - 191702 14.30" 5 -1.71"
191708 - 191802 12.73" 1 -3.28"
191808 - 191902 17.36" 40 1.35"
191908 - 192002 16.70" 33 0.69"
192008 - 192102 16.90" 37 0.89"
192108 - 192202 15.75" 17 -0.26"
192208 - 192302 14.48" 9 -1.53"
192308 - 192402 16.82" 36 0.81"
192408 - 192502 14.72" 12 -1.29"
192508 - 192602 16.16" 26 0.15"
192608 - 192702 18.97" 46 2.96"
192708 - 192802 16.10" 25 0.09"
192808 - 192902 15.76" 18 -0.25"
192908 - 193002 15.64" 16 -0.37"
193008 - 193102 13.56" 2 -2.45"
193108 - 193202 18.08" 42 2.07"
193208 - 193302 16.62" 30 0.61"
193308 - 193402 14.10" 4 -1.91"
193408 - 193502 15.84" 20 -0.17"
193508 - 193602 15.85" 21 -0.16"
193608 - 193702 17.08" 38 1.07"
193708 - 193802 16.27" 28 0.26"
193808 - 193902 14.95" 14 -1.06"
193908 - 194002 13.71" 3 -2.30"
194008 - 194102 16.34" 29 0.33"

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/