Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (21.80")
1901-1932 Base Period
189506 - 189602 20.41" 8 -1.39"
189606 - 189702 22.54" 25 0.74"
189706 - 189802 20.44" 10 -1.36"
189806 - 189902 22.71" 28 0.91"
189906 - 190002 20.74" 11 -1.06"
190006 - 190102 22.35" 23 0.55"
190106 - 190202 20.04" 5 -1.76"
190206 - 190302 24.17" 34 2.37"
190306 - 190402 20.29" 7 -1.51"
190406 - 190502 20.43" 9 -1.37"
190506 - 190602 22.84" 31 1.04"
190606 - 190702 24.66" 36 2.86"
190706 - 190802 22.78" 29 0.98"
190806 - 190902 21.79" 17 -0.01"
190906 - 191002 22.30" 22 0.50"
191006 - 191102 19.55" 3 -2.25"
191106 - 191202 22.27" 21 0.47"
191206 - 191302 21.78" 16 -0.02"
191306 - 191402 22.10" 20 0.30"
191406 - 191502 22.69" 26 0.89"
191506 - 191602 25.09" 37 3.29"
191606 - 191702 20.76" 12 -1.04"
191706 - 191802 17.68" 1 -4.12"
191806 - 191902 21.94" 18 0.14"
191906 - 192002 22.71" 28 0.91"
192006 - 192102 22.49" 24 0.69"
192106 - 192202 21.51" 14 -0.29"
192206 - 192302 20.07" 6 -1.73"
192306 - 192402 22.82" 30 1.02"
192406 - 192502 19.86" 4 -1.94"
192506 - 192602 21.72" 15 -0.08"
192606 - 192702 24.32" 35 2.52"
192706 - 192802 22.06" 19 0.26"
192806 - 192902 23.11" 33 1.31"
192906 - 193002 20.84" 13 -0.96"
193006 - 193102 17.68" 1 -4.12"
193106 - 193202 22.93" 32 1.13"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/