Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (31.13°F)
1901-1919 Base Period
189512 - 189602 32.74°F 19 1.61°F
189612 - 189702 32.37°F 16 1.24°F
189712 - 189802 32.27°F 15 1.14°F
189812 - 189902 27.95°F 1 -3.18°F
189912 - 190002 32.16°F 14 1.03°F
190012 - 190102 31.99°F 13 0.86°F
190112 - 190202 31.00°F 11 -0.13°F
190212 - 190302 30.03°F 8 -1.10°F
190312 - 190402 29.89°F 7 -1.24°F
190412 - 190502 28.69°F 3 -2.44°F
190512 - 190602 32.52°F 18 1.39°F
190612 - 190702 33.71°F 24 2.58°F
190712 - 190802 33.39°F 22 2.26°F
190812 - 190902 33.55°F 23 2.42°F
190912 - 191002 28.17°F 2 -2.96°F
191012 - 191102 32.83°F 20 1.70°F
191112 - 191202 29.35°F 6 -1.78°F
191212 - 191302 30.97°F 10 -0.16°F
191312 - 191402 32.45°F 17 1.32°F
191412 - 191502 30.39°F 9 -0.74°F
191512 - 191602 31.47°F 12 0.34°F
191612 - 191702 29.10°F 4 -2.03°F
191712 - 191802 29.11°F 5 -2.02°F
191812 - 191902 32.84°F 21 1.71°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/