Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (48.30°F)
1901-1939 Base Period
189512 - 189705 48.24°F 19 -0.06°F
189612 - 189805 48.45°F 28 0.15°F
189712 - 189905 47.29°F 5 -1.01°F
189812 - 190005 47.79°F 12 -0.51°F
189912 - 190105 48.76°F 35 0.46°F
190012 - 190205 48.50°F 29 0.20°F
190112 - 190305 47.88°F 14 -0.42°F
190212 - 190405 47.15°F 4 -1.15°F
190312 - 190505 47.40°F 6 -0.90°F
190412 - 190605 47.72°F 9 -0.58°F
190512 - 190705 48.16°F 18 -0.14°F
190612 - 190805 48.54°F 30 0.24°F
190712 - 190905 48.58°F 31 0.28°F
190812 - 191005 48.43°F 27 0.13°F
190912 - 191105 48.69°F 34 0.39°F
191012 - 191205 47.72°F 9 -0.58°F
191112 - 191305 46.96°F 3 -1.34°F
191212 - 191405 48.25°F 21 -0.05°F
191312 - 191505 48.30°F 23 0.00°F
191412 - 191605 47.62°F 7 -0.68°F
191512 - 191705 46.88°F 2 -1.42°F
191612 - 191805 46.83°F 1 -1.47°F
191712 - 191905 48.24°F 19 -0.06°F
191812 - 192005 47.91°F 15 -0.39°F
191912 - 192105 48.37°F 24 0.07°F
192012 - 192205 49.41°F 39 1.11°F
192112 - 192305 48.40°F 26 0.10°F
192212 - 192405 47.78°F 11 -0.52°F
192312 - 192505 48.30°F 23 0.00°F
192412 - 192605 48.69°F 34 0.39°F
192512 - 192705 48.83°F 38 0.53°F
192612 - 192805 48.67°F 32 0.37°F
192712 - 192905 47.67°F 8 -0.63°F
192812 - 193005 47.83°F 13 -0.47°F
192912 - 193105 48.81°F 37 0.51°F
193012 - 193205 49.52°F 40 1.22°F
193112 - 193305 48.40°F 26 0.10°F
193212 - 193405 49.77°F 42 1.47°F
193312 - 193505 50.21°F 43 1.91°F
193412 - 193605 48.06°F 17 -0.24°F
193512 - 193705 48.00°F 16 -0.30°F
193612 - 193805 48.77°F 36 0.47°F
193712 - 193905 49.53°F 41 1.23°F

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  • 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/