Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (22.99")
1901-1994 Base Period
189502 - 189510 19.41" 5 -3.58"
189602 - 189610 22.80" 44 -0.19"
189702 - 189710 22.46" 37 -0.53"
189802 - 189810 23.16" 53 0.17"
189902 - 189910 21.75" 23 -1.24"
190002 - 190010 24.86" 86 1.87"
190102 - 190110 21.59" 22 -1.40"
190202 - 190210 23.26" 56 0.27"
190302 - 190310 23.82" 68 0.83"
190402 - 190410 22.96" 47 -0.03"
190502 - 190510 25.93" 95 2.94"
190602 - 190610 24.94" 88 1.95"
190702 - 190710 23.25" 55 0.26"
190802 - 190810 24.58" 81 1.59"
190902 - 190910 22.90" 46 -0.09"
191002 - 191010 19.31" 4 -3.68"
191102 - 191110 22.02" 27 -0.97"
191202 - 191210 24.91" 87 1.92"
191302 - 191310 22.35" 36 -0.64"
191402 - 191410 22.30" 35 -0.69"
191502 - 191510 25.29" 92 2.30"
191602 - 191610 21.94" 26 -1.05"
191702 - 191710 20.55" 13 -2.44"
191802 - 191810 21.39" 18 -1.60"
191902 - 191910 25.24" 91 2.25"
192002 - 192010 24.08" 72 1.09"
192102 - 192110 22.02" 27 -0.97"
192202 - 192210 23.11" 51 0.12"
192302 - 192310 24.53" 79 1.54"
192402 - 192410 20.53" 12 -2.46"
192502 - 192510 20.85" 15 -2.14"
192602 - 192610 23.04" 48 0.05"
192702 - 192710 24.86" 86 1.87"
192802 - 192810 24.33" 74 1.34"
192902 - 192910 23.62" 66 0.63"
193002 - 193010 19.44" 6 -3.55"
193102 - 193110 20.04" 9 -2.95"
193202 - 193210 22.25" 32 -0.74"
193302 - 193310 21.54" 21 -1.45"
193402 - 193410 19.05" 1 -3.94"
193502 - 193510 23.27" 57 0.28"
193602 - 193610 20.47" 11 -2.52"
193702 - 193710 22.27" 33 -0.72"
193802 - 193810 23.91" 69 0.92"
193902 - 193910 20.97" 16 -2.02"
194002 - 194010 22.73" 40 -0.26"
194102 - 194110 26.20" 97 3.21"
194202 - 194210 24.40" 75 1.41"
194302 - 194310 21.40" 19 -1.59"
194402 - 194410 24.00" 71 1.01"
194502 - 194510 26.29" 100 3.30"
194602 - 194610 23.53" 64 0.54"
194702 - 194710 22.15" 31 -0.84"
194802 - 194810 22.73" 40 -0.26"
194902 - 194910 23.73" 67 0.74"
195002 - 195010 23.48" 63 0.49"
195102 - 195110 23.36" 62 0.37"
195202 - 195210 19.30" 3 -3.69"
195302 - 195310 21.38" 17 -1.61"
195402 - 195410 20.07" 10 -2.92"
195502 - 195510 21.89" 25 -1.10"
195602 - 195610 19.75" 7 -3.24"
195702 - 195710 26.22" 99 3.23"
195802 - 195810 24.41" 76 1.42"
195902 - 195910 24.47" 77 1.48"
196002 - 196010 22.54" 38 -0.45"
196102 - 196110 24.49" 78 1.50"
196202 - 196210 22.76" 42 -0.23"
196302 - 196310 19.99" 8 -3.00"
196402 - 196410 22.12" 30 -0.87"
196502 - 196510 23.30" 61 0.31"
196602 - 196610 20.55" 13 -2.44"
196702 - 196710 22.78" 43 -0.21"
196802 - 196810 22.58" 39 -0.41"
196902 - 196910 23.09" 50 0.10"
197002 - 197010 23.19" 54 0.20"
197102 - 197110 23.07" 49 0.08"
197202 - 197210 23.30" 61 0.31"
197302 - 197310 26.22" 99 3.23"
197402 - 197410 22.87" 45 -0.12"
197502 - 197510 26.03" 96 3.04"
197602 - 197610 22.08" 29 -0.91"
197702 - 197710 23.28" 58 0.29"
197802 - 197810 21.83" 24 -1.16"
197902 - 197910 25.24" 91 2.25"
198002 - 198010 22.29" 34 -0.70"
198102 - 198110 24.56" 80 1.57"
198202 - 198210 24.27" 73 1.28"
198302 - 198310 25.32" 93 2.33"
198402 - 198410 24.71" 83 1.72"
198502 - 198510 23.55" 65 0.56"
198602 - 198610 24.99" 89 2.00"
198702 - 198710 21.42" 20 -1.57"
198802 - 198810 19.07" 2 -3.92"
198902 - 198910 23.93" 70 0.94"
199002 - 199010 24.60" 82 1.61"
199102 - 199110 24.81" 84 1.82"
199202 - 199210 23.12" 52 0.13"
199302 - 199310 25.34" 94 2.35"
199402 - 199410 23.29" 59 0.30"

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/