Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (51.89°F)
1901-1949 Base Period
189501 - 189612 51.17°F 10 -0.72°F
189601 - 189712 51.78°F 25 -0.11°F
189701 - 189812 51.49°F 16 -0.40°F
189801 - 189912 51.22°F 11 -0.67°F
189901 - 190012 51.89°F 31 0.00°F
190001 - 190112 52.32°F 42 0.43°F
190101 - 190212 51.73°F 22 -0.16°F
190201 - 190312 51.11°F 6 -0.78°F
190301 - 190412 50.89°F 2 -1.00°F
190401 - 190512 51.08°F 5 -0.81°F
190501 - 190612 51.36°F 13 -0.53°F
190601 - 190712 51.60°F 18 -0.29°F
190701 - 190812 51.78°F 25 -0.11°F
190801 - 190912 51.76°F 23 -0.13°F
190901 - 191012 51.93°F 32 0.04°F
191001 - 191112 52.23°F 38 0.34°F
191101 - 191212 51.13°F 8 -0.76°F
191201 - 191312 50.89°F 2 -1.00°F
191301 - 191412 51.69°F 20 -0.20°F
191401 - 191512 51.64°F 19 -0.25°F
191501 - 191612 51.15°F 9 -0.74°F
191601 - 191712 50.46°F 1 -1.43°F
191701 - 191812 50.96°F 4 -0.93°F
191801 - 191912 51.71°F 21 -0.18°F
191901 - 192012 51.31°F 12 -0.58°F
192001 - 192112 52.44°F 47 0.55°F
192101 - 192212 52.91°F 51 1.02°F
192201 - 192312 51.83°F 29 -0.06°F
192301 - 192412 51.11°F 6 -0.78°F
192401 - 192512 51.55°F 17 -0.34°F
192501 - 192612 52.24°F 39 0.35°F
192601 - 192712 52.05°F 37 0.16°F
192701 - 192812 52.03°F 36 0.14°F
192801 - 192912 51.39°F 14 -0.50°F
192901 - 193012 51.42°F 15 -0.47°F
193001 - 193112 52.76°F 50 0.87°F
193101 - 193212 52.64°F 49 0.75°F
193201 - 193312 52.36°F 44 0.47°F
193301 - 193412 53.55°F 54 1.66°F
193401 - 193512 53.00°F 52 1.11°F
193501 - 193612 52.02°F 35 0.13°F
193601 - 193712 51.85°F 30 -0.04°F
193701 - 193812 52.37°F 45 0.48°F
193801 - 193912 53.22°F 53 1.33°F
193901 - 194012 52.57°F 48 0.68°F
194001 - 194112 52.27°F 41 0.38°F
194101 - 194212 52.25°F 40 0.36°F
194201 - 194312 51.95°F 34 0.06°F
194301 - 194412 51.95°F 34 0.06°F
194401 - 194512 51.79°F 27 -0.10°F
194501 - 194612 52.35°F 43 0.46°F
194601 - 194712 52.43°F 46 0.54°F
194701 - 194812 51.76°F 23 -0.13°F
194801 - 194912 51.81°F 28 -0.08°F

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/