Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (22.74")
1901-1971 Base Period
189502 - 189510 19.41" 4 -3.33"
189602 - 189610 22.80" 39 0.06"
189702 - 189710 22.46" 32 -0.28"
189802 - 189810 23.16" 46 0.42"
189902 - 189910 21.75" 21 -0.99"
190002 - 190010 24.86" 69 2.12"
190102 - 190110 21.59" 20 -1.15"
190202 - 190210 23.26" 49 0.52"
190302 - 190310 23.82" 57 1.08"
190402 - 190410 22.96" 41 0.22"
190502 - 190510 25.93" 74 3.19"
190602 - 190610 24.94" 71 2.20"
190702 - 190710 23.25" 48 0.51"
190802 - 190810 24.58" 67 1.84"
190902 - 190910 22.90" 40 0.16"
191002 - 191010 19.31" 3 -3.43"
191102 - 191110 22.02" 24 -0.72"
191202 - 191210 24.91" 70 2.17"
191302 - 191310 22.35" 31 -0.39"
191402 - 191410 22.30" 30 -0.44"
191502 - 191510 25.29" 73 2.55"
191602 - 191610 21.94" 23 -0.80"
191702 - 191710 20.55" 12 -2.19"
191802 - 191810 21.39" 17 -1.35"
191902 - 191910 25.24" 72 2.50"
192002 - 192010 24.08" 60 1.34"
192102 - 192110 22.02" 24 -0.72"
192202 - 192210 23.11" 45 0.37"
192302 - 192310 24.53" 66 1.79"
192402 - 192410 20.53" 11 -2.21"
192502 - 192510 20.85" 14 -1.89"
192602 - 192610 23.04" 42 0.30"
192702 - 192710 24.86" 69 2.12"
192802 - 192810 24.33" 61 1.59"
192902 - 192910 23.62" 55 0.88"
193002 - 193010 19.44" 5 -3.30"
193102 - 193110 20.04" 8 -2.70"
193202 - 193210 22.25" 28 -0.49"
193302 - 193310 21.54" 19 -1.20"
193402 - 193410 19.05" 1 -3.69"
193502 - 193510 23.27" 50 0.53"
193602 - 193610 20.47" 10 -2.27"
193702 - 193710 22.27" 29 -0.47"
193802 - 193810 23.91" 58 1.17"
193902 - 193910 20.97" 15 -1.77"
194002 - 194010 22.73" 35 -0.01"
194102 - 194110 26.20" 75 3.46"
194202 - 194210 24.40" 62 1.66"
194302 - 194310 21.40" 18 -1.34"
194402 - 194410 24.00" 59 1.26"
194502 - 194510 26.29" 77 3.55"
194602 - 194610 23.53" 54 0.79"
194702 - 194710 22.15" 27 -0.59"
194802 - 194810 22.73" 35 -0.01"
194902 - 194910 23.73" 56 0.99"
195002 - 195010 23.48" 53 0.74"
195102 - 195110 23.36" 52 0.62"
195202 - 195210 19.30" 2 -3.44"
195302 - 195310 21.38" 16 -1.36"
195402 - 195410 20.07" 9 -2.67"
195502 - 195510 21.89" 22 -0.85"
195602 - 195610 19.75" 6 -2.99"
195702 - 195710 26.22" 76 3.48"
195802 - 195810 24.41" 63 1.67"
195902 - 195910 24.47" 64 1.73"
196002 - 196010 22.54" 33 -0.20"
196102 - 196110 24.49" 65 1.75"
196202 - 196210 22.76" 37 0.02"
196302 - 196310 19.99" 7 -2.75"
196402 - 196410 22.12" 26 -0.62"
196502 - 196510 23.30" 51 0.56"
196602 - 196610 20.55" 12 -2.19"
196702 - 196710 22.78" 38 0.04"
196802 - 196810 22.58" 34 -0.16"
196902 - 196910 23.09" 44 0.35"
197002 - 197010 23.19" 47 0.45"
197102 - 197110 23.07" 43 0.33"

Citing This Page

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