Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (31.29°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189501 - 189502 26.64°F 2 -4.65°F
189601 - 189602 33.26°F 28 1.97°F
189701 - 189702 30.78°F 17 -0.51°F
189801 - 189802 33.02°F 25 1.73°F
189901 - 189902 27.59°F 4 -3.70°F
190001 - 190002 32.44°F 23 1.15°F
190101 - 190102 30.74°F 15 -0.55°F
190201 - 190202 30.76°F 16 -0.53°F
190301 - 190302 29.65°F 11 -1.64°F
190401 - 190402 29.57°F 10 -1.72°F
190501 - 190502 27.02°F 3 -4.27°F
190601 - 190602 33.28°F 30 1.99°F
190701 - 190702 33.08°F 26 1.79°F
190801 - 190802 32.73°F 24 1.44°F
190901 - 190902 33.67°F 31 2.38°F
191001 - 191002 29.46°F 9 -1.83°F
191101 - 191102 33.28°F 30 1.99°F
191201 - 191202 27.92°F 5 -3.37°F
191301 - 191302 29.99°F 12 -1.30°F
191401 - 191402 32.01°F 19 0.72°F
191501 - 191502 32.19°F 22 0.90°F
191601 - 191602 30.62°F 13 -0.67°F
191701 - 191702 29.18°F 7 -2.11°F
191801 - 191802 28.84°F 6 -2.45°F
191901 - 191902 32.04°F 20 0.75°F
192001 - 192002 31.46°F 18 0.17°F
192101 - 192102 35.63°F 35 4.34°F
192201 - 192202 29.38°F 8 -1.91°F
192301 - 192302 32.08°F 21 0.79°F
192401 - 192402 30.72°F 14 -0.57°F
192501 - 192502 33.69°F 32 2.40°F
192601 - 192602 33.99°F 33 2.70°F
192701 - 192702 34.72°F 34 3.43°F
192801 - 192802 33.16°F 27 1.87°F
192901 - 192902 26.62°F 1 -4.67°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/