Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (52.51°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189504 - 189602 52.48°F 14 -0.03°F
189604 - 189702 52.81°F 20 0.30°F
189704 - 189802 53.12°F 28 0.61°F
189804 - 189902 51.39°F 4 -1.12°F
189904 - 190002 53.11°F 27 0.60°F
190004 - 190102 53.51°F 33 1.00°F
190104 - 190202 52.89°F 22 0.38°F
190204 - 190302 52.30°F 11 -0.21°F
190304 - 190402 51.37°F 2 -1.14°F
190404 - 190502 51.55°F 6 -0.96°F
190504 - 190602 52.67°F 17 0.16°F
190604 - 190702 53.11°F 27 0.60°F
190704 - 190802 51.95°F 10 -0.56°F
190804 - 190902 52.99°F 23 0.48°F
190904 - 191002 51.68°F 7 -0.83°F
191004 - 191102 53.39°F 32 0.88°F
191104 - 191202 51.78°F 8 -0.73°F
191204 - 191302 51.92°F 9 -0.59°F
191304 - 191402 53.08°F 25 0.57°F
191404 - 191502 52.88°F 21 0.37°F
191504 - 191602 52.48°F 14 -0.03°F
191604 - 191702 51.38°F 3 -1.13°F
191704 - 191802 51.07°F 1 -1.44°F
191804 - 191902 53.00°F 24 0.49°F
191904 - 192002 52.41°F 13 -0.10°F
192004 - 192102 52.81°F 20 0.30°F
192104 - 192202 53.31°F 30 0.80°F
192204 - 192302 53.57°F 34 1.06°F
192304 - 192402 52.61°F 16 0.10°F
192404 - 192502 52.35°F 12 -0.16°F
192504 - 192602 53.33°F 31 0.82°F
192604 - 192702 53.21°F 29 0.70°F
192704 - 192802 52.76°F 18 0.25°F
192804 - 192902 51.53°F 5 -0.98°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/