Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (55.80°F)
1901-1917 Base Period
189504 - 189609 56.05°F 13 0.25°F
189604 - 189709 56.18°F 17 0.38°F
189704 - 189809 56.50°F 19 0.70°F
189804 - 189909 55.09°F 4 -0.71°F
189904 - 190009 56.68°F 20 0.88°F
190004 - 190109 56.72°F 21 0.92°F
190104 - 190209 56.14°F 16 0.34°F
190204 - 190309 55.49°F 5 -0.31°F
190304 - 190409 55.04°F 3 -0.76°F
190404 - 190509 55.56°F 7 -0.24°F
190504 - 190609 55.86°F 11 0.06°F
190604 - 190709 55.92°F 12 0.12°F
190704 - 190809 55.74°F 9 -0.06°F
190804 - 190909 56.07°F 14 0.27°F
190904 - 191009 56.11°F 15 0.31°F
191004 - 191109 56.83°F 22 1.03°F
191104 - 191209 54.90°F 2 -0.90°F
191204 - 191309 55.53°F 6 -0.27°F
191304 - 191409 56.47°F 18 0.67°F
191404 - 191509 55.72°F 8 -0.08°F
191504 - 191609 55.83°F 10 0.03°F
191604 - 191709 54.66°F 1 -1.14°F

Citing This Page

  • 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/