Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (31.45°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189512 - 189602 32.74°F 26 1.29°F
189612 - 189702 32.37°F 21 0.92°F
189712 - 189802 32.27°F 20 0.82°F
189812 - 189902 27.95°F 1 -3.50°F
189912 - 190002 32.16°F 19 0.71°F
190012 - 190102 31.99°F 18 0.54°F
190112 - 190202 31.00°F 13 -0.45°F
190212 - 190302 30.03°F 9 -1.42°F
190312 - 190402 29.89°F 8 -1.56°F
190412 - 190502 28.69°F 3 -2.76°F
190512 - 190602 32.52°F 24 1.07°F
190612 - 190702 33.71°F 33 2.26°F
190712 - 190802 33.39°F 29 1.94°F
190812 - 190902 33.55°F 31 2.10°F
190912 - 191002 28.17°F 2 -3.28°F
191012 - 191102 32.83°F 27 1.38°F
191112 - 191202 29.35°F 7 -2.10°F
191212 - 191302 30.97°F 12 -0.48°F
191312 - 191402 32.45°F 22 1.00°F
191412 - 191502 30.39°F 10 -1.06°F
191512 - 191602 31.47°F 15 0.02°F
191612 - 191702 29.10°F 5 -2.35°F
191712 - 191802 29.11°F 6 -2.34°F
191812 - 191902 32.84°F 28 1.39°F
191912 - 192002 30.57°F 11 -0.88°F
192012 - 192102 34.80°F 34 3.35°F
192112 - 192202 31.28°F 14 -0.17°F
192212 - 192302 32.57°F 25 1.12°F
192312 - 192402 32.48°F 23 1.03°F
192412 - 192502 31.66°F 17 0.21°F
192512 - 192602 33.49°F 30 2.04°F
192612 - 192702 33.59°F 32 2.14°F
192712 - 192802 31.51°F 16 0.06°F
192812 - 192902 28.72°F 4 -2.73°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/