Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (30.84°F)
1901-1919 Base Period
189501 - 189502 26.64°F 1 -4.20°F
189601 - 189602 33.26°F 22 2.42°F
189701 - 189702 30.78°F 14 -0.06°F
189801 - 189802 33.02°F 20 2.18°F
189901 - 189902 27.59°F 3 -3.25°F
190001 - 190002 32.44°F 18 1.60°F
190101 - 190102 30.74°F 12 -0.10°F
190201 - 190202 30.76°F 13 -0.08°F
190301 - 190302 29.65°F 9 -1.19°F
190401 - 190402 29.57°F 8 -1.27°F
190501 - 190502 27.02°F 2 -3.82°F
190601 - 190602 33.28°F 24 2.44°F
190701 - 190702 33.08°F 21 2.24°F
190801 - 190802 32.73°F 19 1.89°F
190901 - 190902 33.67°F 25 2.83°F
191001 - 191002 29.46°F 7 -1.38°F
191101 - 191102 33.28°F 24 2.44°F
191201 - 191202 27.92°F 4 -2.92°F
191301 - 191302 29.99°F 10 -0.85°F
191401 - 191402 32.01°F 15 1.17°F
191501 - 191502 32.19°F 17 1.35°F
191601 - 191602 30.62°F 11 -0.22°F
191701 - 191702 29.18°F 6 -1.66°F
191801 - 191802 28.84°F 5 -2.00°F
191901 - 191902 32.04°F 16 1.20°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/