Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (51.62°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189505 - 189704 51.39°F 9 -0.23°F
189605 - 189804 51.82°F 22 0.20°F
189705 - 189904 51.16°F 6 -0.46°F
189805 - 190004 51.21°F 7 -0.41°F
189905 - 190104 52.23°F 32 0.61°F
190005 - 190204 52.17°F 30 0.55°F
190105 - 190304 51.74°F 18 0.12°F
190205 - 190404 50.96°F 5 -0.66°F
190305 - 190504 50.80°F 4 -0.82°F
190405 - 190604 51.29°F 8 -0.33°F
190505 - 190704 51.77°F 20 0.15°F
190605 - 190804 51.88°F 24 0.26°F
190705 - 190904 51.67°F 16 0.05°F
190805 - 191004 51.75°F 19 0.13°F
190905 - 191104 52.09°F 28 0.47°F
191005 - 191204 51.40°F 11 -0.22°F
191105 - 191304 50.69°F 2 -0.93°F
191205 - 191404 51.46°F 13 -0.16°F
191305 - 191504 51.93°F 26 0.31°F
191405 - 191604 51.55°F 14 -0.07°F
191505 - 191704 50.71°F 3 -0.91°F
191605 - 191804 50.41°F 1 -1.21°F
191705 - 191904 51.42°F 12 -0.20°F
191805 - 192004 51.60°F 15 -0.02°F
191905 - 192104 51.84°F 23 0.22°F
192005 - 192204 52.42°F 33 0.80°F
192105 - 192304 52.22°F 31 0.60°F
192205 - 192404 51.81°F 21 0.19°F
192305 - 192504 51.70°F 17 0.08°F
192405 - 192604 51.92°F 25 0.30°F
192505 - 192704 52.11°F 29 0.49°F
192605 - 192804 52.04°F 27 0.42°F
192705 - 192904 51.39°F 9 -0.23°F

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/