Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (34.43°F)
1901-1919 Base Period
189501 - 189503 31.09°F 3 -3.34°F
189601 - 189603 34.85°F 16 0.42°F
189701 - 189703 33.45°F 7 -0.98°F
189801 - 189803 35.70°F 20 1.27°F
189901 - 189903 30.94°F 2 -3.49°F
190001 - 190003 35.38°F 19 0.95°F
190101 - 190103 34.06°F 11 -0.37°F
190201 - 190203 34.37°F 13 -0.06°F
190301 - 190303 33.84°F 10 -0.59°F
190401 - 190403 33.63°F 8 -0.80°F
190501 - 190503 33.05°F 6 -1.38°F
190601 - 190603 34.22°F 12 -0.21°F
190701 - 190703 37.28°F 25 2.85°F
190801 - 190803 36.46°F 23 2.03°F
190901 - 190903 35.89°F 21 1.46°F
191001 - 191003 36.12°F 22 1.69°F
191101 - 191103 36.86°F 24 2.43°F
191201 - 191203 30.53°F 1 -3.90°F
191301 - 191303 32.89°F 5 -1.54°F
191401 - 191403 34.92°F 17 0.49°F
191501 - 191503 33.78°F 9 -0.65°F
191601 - 191603 34.47°F 14 0.04°F
191701 - 191703 32.24°F 4 -2.19°F
191801 - 191803 34.48°F 15 0.05°F
191901 - 191903 34.99°F 18 0.56°F

Citing This Page

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