Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (52.71°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189505 - 189602 52.44°F 12 -0.27°F
189605 - 189702 52.86°F 16 0.15°F
189705 - 189802 53.32°F 26 0.61°F
189805 - 189902 51.45°F 2 -1.26°F
189905 - 190002 53.36°F 27 0.65°F
190005 - 190102 53.70°F 33 0.99°F
190105 - 190202 53.24°F 24 0.53°F
190205 - 190302 52.44°F 12 -0.27°F
190305 - 190402 51.49°F 3 -1.22°F
190405 - 190502 51.75°F 5 -0.96°F
190505 - 190602 52.89°F 19 0.18°F
190605 - 190702 53.15°F 22 0.44°F
190705 - 190802 52.39°F 11 -0.32°F
190805 - 190902 53.01°F 20 0.30°F
190905 - 191002 51.95°F 7 -0.76°F
191005 - 191102 53.37°F 28 0.66°F
191105 - 191202 51.96°F 8 -0.75°F
191205 - 191302 52.06°F 9 -0.65°F
191305 - 191402 53.25°F 25 0.54°F
191405 - 191502 53.07°F 21 0.36°F
191505 - 191602 52.27°F 10 -0.44°F
191605 - 191702 51.49°F 3 -1.22°F
191705 - 191802 51.31°F 1 -1.40°F
191805 - 191902 53.40°F 29 0.69°F
191905 - 192002 52.52°F 14 -0.19°F
192005 - 192102 53.42°F 30 0.71°F
192105 - 192202 53.55°F 32 0.84°F
192205 - 192302 53.90°F 34 1.19°F
192305 - 192402 52.88°F 17 0.17°F
192405 - 192502 52.55°F 15 -0.16°F
192505 - 192602 53.19°F 23 0.48°F
192605 - 192702 53.52°F 31 0.81°F
192705 - 192802 52.88°F 18 0.17°F
192805 - 192902 51.88°F 6 -0.83°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/