Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (22.73")
1901-1954 Base Period
189502 - 189510 19.41" 4 -3.32"
189602 - 189610 22.80" 30 0.07"
189702 - 189710 22.46" 27 -0.27"
189802 - 189810 23.16" 35 0.43"
189902 - 189910 21.75" 18 -0.98"
190002 - 190010 24.86" 53 2.13"
190102 - 190110 21.59" 17 -1.14"
190202 - 190210 23.26" 37 0.53"
190302 - 190310 23.82" 44 1.09"
190402 - 190410 22.96" 32 0.23"
190502 - 190510 25.93" 58 3.20"
190602 - 190610 24.94" 55 2.21"
190702 - 190710 23.25" 36 0.52"
190802 - 190810 24.58" 51 1.85"
190902 - 190910 22.90" 31 0.17"
191002 - 191010 19.31" 3 -3.42"
191102 - 191110 22.02" 20 -0.71"
191202 - 191210 24.91" 54 2.18"
191302 - 191310 22.35" 26 -0.38"
191402 - 191410 22.30" 25 -0.43"
191502 - 191510 25.29" 57 2.56"
191602 - 191610 21.94" 19 -0.79"
191702 - 191710 20.55" 10 -2.18"
191802 - 191810 21.39" 14 -1.34"
191902 - 191910 25.24" 56 2.51"
192002 - 192010 24.08" 47 1.35"
192102 - 192110 22.02" 20 -0.71"
192202 - 192210 23.11" 34 0.38"
192302 - 192310 24.53" 50 1.80"
192402 - 192410 20.53" 9 -2.20"
192502 - 192510 20.85" 11 -1.88"
192602 - 192610 23.04" 33 0.31"
192702 - 192710 24.86" 53 2.13"
192802 - 192810 24.33" 48 1.60"
192902 - 192910 23.62" 42 0.89"
193002 - 193010 19.44" 5 -3.29"
193102 - 193110 20.04" 6 -2.69"
193202 - 193210 22.25" 23 -0.48"
193302 - 193310 21.54" 16 -1.19"
193402 - 193410 19.05" 1 -3.68"
193502 - 193510 23.27" 38 0.54"
193602 - 193610 20.47" 8 -2.26"
193702 - 193710 22.27" 24 -0.46"
193802 - 193810 23.91" 45 1.18"
193902 - 193910 20.97" 12 -1.76"
194002 - 194010 22.73" 28 0.00"
194102 - 194110 26.20" 59 3.47"
194202 - 194210 24.40" 49 1.67"
194302 - 194310 21.40" 15 -1.33"
194402 - 194410 24.00" 46 1.27"
194502 - 194510 26.29" 60 3.56"
194602 - 194610 23.53" 41 0.80"
194702 - 194710 22.15" 22 -0.58"
194802 - 194810 22.73" 28 0.00"
194902 - 194910 23.73" 43 1.00"
195002 - 195010 23.48" 40 0.75"
195102 - 195110 23.36" 39 0.63"
195202 - 195210 19.30" 2 -3.43"
195302 - 195310 21.38" 13 -1.35"
195402 - 195410 20.07" 7 -2.66"

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