Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (48.04°F)
1901-1916 Base Period
189512 - 189705 48.24°F 11 0.20°F
189612 - 189805 48.45°F 15 0.41°F
189712 - 189905 47.29°F 3 -0.75°F
189812 - 190005 47.79°F 8 -0.25°F
189912 - 190105 48.76°F 20 0.72°F
190012 - 190205 48.50°F 16 0.46°F
190112 - 190305 47.88°F 9 -0.16°F
190212 - 190405 47.15°F 2 -0.89°F
190312 - 190505 47.40°F 4 -0.64°F
190412 - 190605 47.72°F 6 -0.32°F
190512 - 190705 48.16°F 10 0.12°F
190612 - 190805 48.54°F 17 0.50°F
190712 - 190905 48.58°F 18 0.54°F
190812 - 191005 48.43°F 14 0.39°F
190912 - 191105 48.69°F 19 0.65°F
191012 - 191205 47.72°F 6 -0.32°F
191112 - 191305 46.96°F 1 -1.08°F
191212 - 191405 48.25°F 12 0.21°F
191312 - 191505 48.30°F 13 0.26°F
191412 - 191605 47.62°F 5 -0.42°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/