Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (52.58°F)
1901-1933 Base Period
189502 - 189607 52.24°F 14 -0.34°F
189602 - 189707 52.59°F 19 0.01°F
189702 - 189807 52.83°F 25 0.25°F
189802 - 189907 51.75°F 5 -0.83°F
189902 - 190007 52.52°F 18 -0.06°F
190002 - 190107 53.14°F 31 0.56°F
190102 - 190207 52.61°F 20 0.03°F
190202 - 190307 52.12°F 10 -0.46°F
190302 - 190407 51.43°F 2 -1.15°F
190402 - 190507 51.95°F 8 -0.63°F
190502 - 190607 52.20°F 13 -0.38°F
190602 - 190707 52.30°F 15 -0.28°F
190702 - 190807 52.68°F 21 0.10°F
190802 - 190907 52.71°F 24 0.13°F
190902 - 191007 52.69°F 23 0.11°F
191002 - 191107 53.59°F 35 1.01°F
191102 - 191207 51.84°F 7 -0.74°F
191202 - 191307 51.64°F 4 -0.94°F
191302 - 191407 52.69°F 23 0.11°F
191402 - 191507 52.15°F 11 -0.43°F
191502 - 191607 52.36°F 16 -0.22°F
191602 - 191707 51.33°F 1 -1.25°F
191702 - 191807 51.63°F 3 -0.95°F
191802 - 191907 53.25°F 33 0.67°F
191902 - 192007 52.01°F 9 -0.57°F
192002 - 192107 53.20°F 32 0.62°F
192102 - 192207 53.61°F 36 1.03°F
192202 - 192307 52.84°F 27 0.26°F
192302 - 192407 51.80°F 6 -0.78°F
192402 - 192507 52.84°F 27 0.26°F
192502 - 192607 53.41°F 34 0.83°F
192602 - 192707 53.12°F 30 0.54°F
192702 - 192807 52.92°F 29 0.34°F
192802 - 192907 52.16°F 12 -0.42°F
192902 - 193007 52.50°F 17 -0.08°F
193002 - 193107 53.75°F 37 1.17°F
193102 - 193207 53.92°F 38 1.34°F
193202 - 193307 52.85°F 28 0.27°F

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/