Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (47.27°F)
1901-1935 Base Period
189511 - 189704 47.02°F 16 -0.25°F
189611 - 189804 47.25°F 19 -0.02°F
189711 - 189904 46.24°F 4 -1.03°F
189811 - 190004 46.49°F 7 -0.78°F
189911 - 190104 47.86°F 35 0.59°F
190011 - 190204 47.36°F 22 0.09°F
190111 - 190304 46.89°F 14 -0.38°F
190211 - 190404 46.24°F 4 -1.03°F
190311 - 190504 46.35°F 6 -0.92°F
190411 - 190604 46.81°F 10 -0.46°F
190511 - 190704 47.41°F 23 0.14°F
190611 - 190804 47.52°F 28 0.25°F
190711 - 190904 47.62°F 30 0.35°F
190811 - 191004 47.50°F 27 0.23°F
190911 - 191104 47.79°F 34 0.52°F
191011 - 191204 46.64°F 8 -0.63°F
191111 - 191304 45.68°F 1 -1.59°F
191211 - 191404 47.19°F 17 -0.08°F
191311 - 191504 47.58°F 29 0.31°F
191411 - 191604 46.73°F 9 -0.54°F
191511 - 191704 46.21°F 3 -1.06°F
191611 - 191804 45.69°F 2 -1.58°F
191711 - 191904 47.33°F 21 0.06°F
191811 - 192004 46.86°F 12 -0.41°F
191911 - 192104 47.22°F 18 -0.05°F
192011 - 192204 48.22°F 36 0.95°F
192111 - 192304 47.46°F 24 0.19°F
192211 - 192404 46.89°F 14 -0.38°F
192311 - 192504 47.33°F 21 0.06°F
192411 - 192604 47.66°F 32 0.39°F
192511 - 192704 47.76°F 33 0.49°F
192611 - 192804 47.50°F 27 0.23°F
192711 - 192904 46.86°F 12 -0.41°F
192811 - 193004 46.85°F 11 -0.42°F
192911 - 193104 47.64°F 31 0.37°F
193011 - 193204 48.44°F 38 1.17°F
193111 - 193304 47.49°F 25 0.22°F
193211 - 193404 48.44°F 38 1.17°F
193311 - 193504 49.39°F 39 2.12°F

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  • 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/