Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (51.81°F)
1901-1939 Base Period
189503 - 189702 51.51°F 15 -0.30°F
189603 - 189802 51.76°F 21 -0.05°F
189703 - 189902 51.23°F 8 -0.58°F
189803 - 190002 51.17°F 6 -0.64°F
189903 - 190102 52.15°F 32 0.34°F
190003 - 190202 52.18°F 33 0.37°F
190103 - 190302 51.64°F 20 -0.17°F
190203 - 190402 51.01°F 5 -0.80°F
190303 - 190502 50.67°F 2 -1.14°F
190403 - 190602 51.39°F 13 -0.42°F
190503 - 190702 51.87°F 24 0.06°F
190603 - 190802 51.56°F 17 -0.25°F
190703 - 190902 51.83°F 23 0.02°F
190803 - 191002 51.48°F 14 -0.33°F
190903 - 191102 51.90°F 26 0.09°F
191003 - 191202 52.10°F 30 0.29°F
191103 - 191302 50.86°F 3 -0.95°F
191203 - 191402 51.23°F 8 -0.58°F
191303 - 191502 51.88°F 25 0.07°F
191403 - 191602 51.53°F 16 -0.28°F
191503 - 191702 50.90°F 4 -0.91°F
191603 - 191802 50.31°F 1 -1.50°F
191703 - 191902 51.20°F 7 -0.61°F
191803 - 192002 51.93°F 27 0.12°F
191903 - 192102 51.61°F 19 -0.20°F
192003 - 192202 52.26°F 34 0.45°F
192103 - 192302 52.62°F 40 0.81°F
192203 - 192402 51.95°F 28 0.14°F
192303 - 192502 51.25°F 10 -0.56°F
192403 - 192602 51.83°F 23 0.02°F
192503 - 192702 52.32°F 36 0.51°F
192603 - 192802 51.98°F 29 0.17°F
192703 - 192902 51.36°F 12 -0.45°F
192803 - 193002 51.27°F 11 -0.54°F
192903 - 193102 52.15°F 32 0.34°F
193003 - 193202 52.95°F 42 1.14°F
193103 - 193302 52.34°F 37 0.53°F
193203 - 193402 52.41°F 38 0.60°F
193303 - 193502 53.70°F 43 1.89°F
193403 - 193602 52.30°F 35 0.49°F
193503 - 193702 51.57°F 18 -0.24°F
193603 - 193802 52.50°F 39 0.69°F
193703 - 193902 52.67°F 41 0.86°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/