Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (31.10°F)
1901-1921 Base Period
189501 - 189502 26.64°F 1 -4.46°F
189601 - 189602 33.26°F 23 2.16°F
189701 - 189702 30.78°F 14 -0.32°F
189801 - 189802 33.02°F 21 1.92°F
189901 - 189902 27.59°F 3 -3.51°F
190001 - 190002 32.44°F 19 1.34°F
190101 - 190102 30.74°F 12 -0.36°F
190201 - 190202 30.76°F 13 -0.34°F
190301 - 190302 29.65°F 9 -1.45°F
190401 - 190402 29.57°F 8 -1.53°F
190501 - 190502 27.02°F 2 -4.08°F
190601 - 190602 33.28°F 25 2.18°F
190701 - 190702 33.08°F 22 1.98°F
190801 - 190802 32.73°F 20 1.63°F
190901 - 190902 33.67°F 26 2.57°F
191001 - 191002 29.46°F 7 -1.64°F
191101 - 191102 33.28°F 25 2.18°F
191201 - 191202 27.92°F 4 -3.18°F
191301 - 191302 29.99°F 10 -1.11°F
191401 - 191402 32.01°F 16 0.91°F
191501 - 191502 32.19°F 18 1.09°F
191601 - 191602 30.62°F 11 -0.48°F
191701 - 191702 29.18°F 6 -1.92°F
191801 - 191802 28.84°F 5 -2.26°F
191901 - 191902 32.04°F 17 0.94°F
192001 - 192002 31.46°F 15 0.36°F
192101 - 192102 35.63°F 27 4.53°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/