Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (36.83°F)
1901-1933 Base Period
189511 - 189512 35.43°F 10 -1.40°F
189611 - 189612 36.93°F 22 0.10°F
189711 - 189712 35.84°F 11 -0.99°F
189811 - 189812 33.53°F 1 -3.30°F
189911 - 189912 38.27°F 34 1.44°F
190011 - 190012 38.01°F 32 1.18°F
190111 - 190112 36.58°F 19 -0.25°F
190211 - 190212 37.24°F 23 0.41°F
190311 - 190312 35.39°F 9 -1.44°F
190411 - 190412 37.58°F 27 0.75°F
190511 - 190512 36.62°F 21 -0.21°F
190611 - 190612 37.71°F 29 0.88°F
190711 - 190712 37.76°F 30 0.93°F
190811 - 190812 37.92°F 31 1.09°F
190911 - 190912 35.32°F 8 -1.51°F
191011 - 191012 36.53°F 18 -0.30°F
191111 - 191112 34.74°F 4 -2.09°F
191211 - 191212 37.58°F 27 0.75°F
191311 - 191312 39.22°F 37 2.39°F
191411 - 191412 35.10°F 7 -1.73°F
191511 - 191512 38.14°F 33 1.31°F
191611 - 191612 34.58°F 3 -2.25°F
191711 - 191712 36.59°F 20 -0.24°F
191811 - 191812 37.48°F 25 0.65°F
191911 - 191912 34.05°F 2 -2.78°F
192011 - 192012 36.42°F 16 -0.41°F
192111 - 192112 38.83°F 35 2.00°F
192211 - 192212 37.71°F 29 0.88°F
192311 - 192312 39.28°F 38 2.45°F
192411 - 192412 35.00°F 5 -1.83°F
192511 - 192512 36.46°F 17 -0.37°F
192611 - 192612 35.90°F 12 -0.93°F
192711 - 192712 36.28°F 15 -0.55°F
192811 - 192812 37.26°F 24 0.43°F
192911 - 192912 36.18°F 14 -0.65°F
193011 - 193012 36.13°F 13 -0.70°F
193111 - 193112 39.22°F 37 2.39°F
193211 - 193212 35.08°F 6 -1.75°F
193311 - 193312 39.48°F 39 2.65°F

Citing This Page

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