Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (55.49°F)
1901-1909 Base Period
189503 - 189512 55.08°F 3 -0.41°F
189603 - 189612 55.74°F 10 0.25°F
189703 - 189712 55.71°F 9 0.22°F
189803 - 189812 55.11°F 4 -0.38°F
189903 - 189912 55.69°F 8 0.20°F
190003 - 190012 56.84°F 15 1.35°F
190103 - 190112 56.10°F 14 0.61°F
190203 - 190212 55.75°F 11 0.26°F
190303 - 190312 54.82°F 1 -0.67°F
190403 - 190412 55.47°F 7 -0.02°F
190503 - 190512 55.79°F 12 0.30°F
190603 - 190612 55.41°F 6 -0.08°F
190703 - 190712 55.16°F 5 -0.33°F
190803 - 190812 55.95°F 13 0.46°F
190903 - 190912 54.99°F 2 -0.50°F

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/