Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (21.71")
1901-1948 Base Period
189510 - 189606 20.95" 17 -0.76"
189610 - 189706 22.94" 39 1.23"
189710 - 189806 21.50" 20 -0.21"
189810 - 189906 21.68" 22 -0.03"
189910 - 190006 22.19" 28 0.48"
190010 - 190106 20.98" 18 -0.73"
190110 - 190206 20.21" 12 -1.50"
190210 - 190306 24.04" 51 2.33"
190310 - 190406 20.20" 11 -1.51"
190410 - 190506 22.15" 27 0.44"
190510 - 190606 22.45" 30 0.74"
190610 - 190706 23.36" 44 1.65"
190710 - 190806 23.62" 46 1.91"
190810 - 190906 21.81" 23 0.10"
190910 - 191006 19.50" 7 -2.21"
191010 - 191106 18.79" 5 -2.92"
191110 - 191206 23.73" 48 2.02"
191210 - 191306 20.78" 16 -0.93"
191310 - 191406 21.63" 21 -0.08"
191410 - 191506 22.94" 39 1.23"
191510 - 191606 22.48" 32 0.77"
191610 - 191706 20.03" 9 -1.68"
191710 - 191806 17.63" 2 -4.08"
191810 - 191906 23.74" 49 2.03"
191910 - 192006 23.64" 47 1.93"
192010 - 192106 21.82" 24 0.11"
192110 - 192206 22.93" 36 1.22"
192210 - 192306 22.47" 31 0.76"
192310 - 192406 20.74" 15 -0.97"
192410 - 192506 18.08" 3 -3.63"
192510 - 192606 20.41" 14 -1.30"
192610 - 192706 24.27" 53 2.56"
192710 - 192806 22.83" 35 1.12"
192810 - 192906 22.38" 29 0.67"
192910 - 193006 20.40" 13 -1.31"
193010 - 193106 18.08" 3 -3.63"
193110 - 193206 23.23" 43 1.52"
193210 - 193306 21.46" 19 -0.25"
193310 - 193406 17.35" 1 -4.36"
193410 - 193506 23.09" 41 1.38"
193510 - 193606 19.19" 6 -2.52"
193610 - 193706 22.15" 26 0.44"
193710 - 193806 24.07" 52 2.36"
193810 - 193906 20.19" 10 -1.52"
193910 - 194006 19.89" 8 -1.82"
194010 - 194106 22.94" 39 1.23"
194110 - 194206 23.80" 50 2.09"
194210 - 194306 22.60" 34 0.89"
194310 - 194406 21.96" 25 0.25"
194410 - 194506 23.08" 40 1.37"
194510 - 194606 22.50" 33 0.79"
194610 - 194706 23.50" 45 1.79"
194710 - 194806 23.11" 42 1.40"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/