Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (37.10°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189502 - 189503 33.28°F 2 -3.82°F
189602 - 189603 36.54°F 19 -0.56°F
189702 - 189703 36.09°F 14 -1.01°F
189802 - 189803 38.21°F 25 1.11°F
189902 - 189903 31.57°F 1 -5.53°F
190002 - 190003 36.02°F 12 -1.08°F
190102 - 190103 35.28°F 10 -1.82°F
190202 - 190203 36.52°F 18 -0.58°F
190302 - 190303 35.32°F 11 -1.78°F
190402 - 190403 36.68°F 21 -0.42°F
190502 - 190503 36.03°F 13 -1.07°F
190602 - 190603 34.89°F 7 -2.21°F
190702 - 190703 40.58°F 33 3.48°F
190802 - 190803 38.46°F 26 1.36°F
190902 - 190903 37.68°F 24 0.58°F
191002 - 191003 39.37°F 30 2.27°F
191102 - 191103 38.84°F 29 1.74°F
191202 - 191203 33.42°F 3 -3.68°F
191302 - 191303 34.10°F 5 -3.00°F
191402 - 191403 35.14°F 8 -1.96°F
191502 - 191503 36.44°F 17 -0.66°F
191602 - 191603 37.59°F 23 0.49°F
191702 - 191703 34.22°F 6 -2.88°F
191802 - 191803 39.78°F 31 2.68°F
191902 - 191903 36.57°F 20 -0.53°F
192002 - 192003 36.99°F 22 -0.11°F
192102 - 192103 41.76°F 35 4.66°F
192202 - 192203 36.18°F 15 -0.92°F
192302 - 192303 33.93°F 4 -3.17°F
192402 - 192403 36.18°F 15 -0.92°F
192502 - 192503 41.27°F 34 4.17°F
192602 - 192603 38.66°F 27 1.56°F
192702 - 192703 40.08°F 32 2.98°F
192802 - 192803 38.73°F 28 1.63°F
192902 - 192903 35.24°F 9 -1.86°F

Citing This Page

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