Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Date Value Rank Departure From Mean (31.91°F)
1901-1933 Base Period
189512 31.71°F 18 -0.20°F
189612 35.55°F 37 3.64°F
189712 30.76°F 11 -1.15°F
189812 28.67°F 5 -3.24°F
189912 31.62°F 17 -0.29°F
190012 34.48°F 32 2.57°F
190112 31.48°F 16 -0.43°F
190212 30.79°F 12 -1.12°F
190312 30.54°F 10 -1.37°F
190412 32.02°F 20 0.11°F
190512 30.99°F 13 -0.92°F
190612 34.97°F 34 3.06°F
190712 34.70°F 33 2.79°F
190812 33.31°F 27 1.40°F
190912 25.61°F 1 -6.30°F
191012 31.93°F 19 0.02°F
191112 32.20°F 21 0.29°F
191212 32.95°F 24 1.04°F
191312 33.33°F 28 1.42°F
191412 26.78°F 2 -5.13°F
191512 33.17°F 26 1.26°F
191612 28.94°F 7 -2.97°F
191712 29.64°F 9 -2.27°F
191812 34.45°F 31 2.54°F
191912 28.78°F 6 -3.13°F
192012 33.13°F 25 1.22°F
192112 35.08°F 36 3.17°F
192212 33.55°F 29 1.64°F
192312 35.98°F 38 4.07°F
192412 27.59°F 3 -4.32°F
192512 32.50°F 22 0.59°F
192612 31.33°F 15 -0.58°F
192712 28.22°F 4 -3.69°F
192812 32.94°F 23 1.03°F
192912 33.96°F 30 2.05°F
193012 31.17°F 14 -0.74°F
193112 35.06°F 35 3.15°F
193212 29.41°F 8 -2.50°F
193312 36.43°F 39 4.52°F

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/