Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (51.61°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189509 - 189708 51.53°F 14 -0.08°F
189609 - 189808 51.69°F 18 0.08°F
189709 - 189908 51.13°F 6 -0.48°F
189809 - 190008 51.33°F 10 -0.28°F
189909 - 190108 52.47°F 32 0.86°F
190009 - 190208 51.98°F 27 0.37°F
190109 - 190308 51.29°F 8 -0.32°F
190209 - 190408 50.79°F 3 -0.82°F
190309 - 190508 50.94°F 5 -0.67°F
190409 - 190608 51.35°F 11 -0.26°F
190509 - 190708 51.49°F 13 -0.12°F
190609 - 190808 51.82°F 22 0.21°F
190709 - 190908 51.99°F 28 0.38°F
190809 - 191008 51.88°F 24 0.27°F
190909 - 191108 52.21°F 31 0.60°F
191009 - 191208 51.27°F 7 -0.34°F
191109 - 191308 50.66°F 2 -0.95°F
191209 - 191408 51.74°F 19 0.13°F
191309 - 191508 51.55°F 17 -0.06°F
191409 - 191608 51.36°F 12 -0.25°F
191509 - 191708 50.80°F 4 -0.81°F
191609 - 191808 50.62°F 1 -0.99°F
191709 - 191908 51.76°F 20 0.15°F
191809 - 192008 51.32°F 9 -0.29°F
191909 - 192108 51.89°F 25 0.28°F
192009 - 192208 52.71°F 33 1.10°F
192109 - 192308 52.03°F 29 0.42°F
192209 - 192408 51.53°F 14 -0.08°F
192309 - 192508 51.82°F 22 0.21°F
192409 - 192608 52.10°F 30 0.49°F
192509 - 192708 51.84°F 23 0.23°F
192609 - 192808 51.95°F 26 0.34°F
192709 - 192908 51.54°F 16 -0.07°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/