Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (21.09")
1901-1940 Base Period
189509 - 189605 19.89" 12 -1.20"
189609 - 189705 22.84" 37 1.75"
189709 - 189805 20.00" 14 -1.09"
189809 - 189905 21.04" 23 -0.05"
189909 - 190005 20.70" 18 -0.39"
190009 - 190105 21.31" 25 0.22"
190109 - 190205 19.90" 13 -1.19"
190209 - 190305 23.90" 44 2.81"
190309 - 190405 19.21" 7 -1.88"
190409 - 190505 21.18" 24 0.09"
190509 - 190605 21.98" 30 0.89"
190609 - 190705 23.15" 41 2.06"
190709 - 190805 23.11" 40 2.02"
190809 - 190905 20.41" 15 -0.68"
190909 - 191005 19.30" 8 -1.79"
191009 - 191105 18.76" 6 -2.33"
191109 - 191205 23.77" 43 2.68"
191209 - 191305 20.58" 16 -0.51"
191309 - 191405 21.91" 28 0.82"
191409 - 191505 21.94" 29 0.85"
191509 - 191605 22.01" 31 0.92"
191609 - 191705 19.57" 10 -1.52"
191709 - 191805 17.55" 2 -3.54"
191809 - 191905 23.21" 42 2.12"
191909 - 192005 23.09" 39 2.00"
192009 - 192105 21.36" 26 0.27"
192109 - 192205 22.80" 36 1.71"
192209 - 192305 20.64" 17 -0.45"
192309 - 192405 20.80" 19 -0.29"
192409 - 192505 18.09" 3 -3.00"
192509 - 192605 20.80" 19 -0.29"
192609 - 192705 24.38" 45 3.29"
192709 - 192805 21.03" 22 -0.06"
192809 - 192905 21.86" 27 0.77"
192909 - 193005 20.82" 21 -0.27"
193009 - 193105 18.27" 4 -2.82"
193109 - 193205 22.23" 34 1.14"
193209 - 193305 22.17" 33 1.08"
193309 - 193405 17.16" 1 -3.93"
193409 - 193505 22.77" 35 1.68"
193509 - 193605 19.74" 11 -1.35"
193609 - 193705 22.03" 32 0.94"
193709 - 193805 22.95" 38 1.86"
193809 - 193905 19.32" 9 -1.77"
193909 - 194005 18.53" 5 -2.56"

Citing This Page

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