Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (34.72°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189501 - 189503 31.09°F 3 -3.63°F
189601 - 189603 34.85°F 21 0.13°F
189701 - 189703 33.45°F 10 -1.27°F
189801 - 189803 35.70°F 25 0.98°F
189901 - 189903 30.94°F 2 -3.78°F
190001 - 190003 35.38°F 24 0.66°F
190101 - 190103 34.06°F 14 -0.66°F
190201 - 190203 34.37°F 17 -0.35°F
190301 - 190303 33.84°F 13 -0.88°F
190401 - 190403 33.63°F 11 -1.09°F
190501 - 190503 33.05°F 8 -1.67°F
190601 - 190603 34.22°F 16 -0.50°F
190701 - 190703 37.28°F 34 2.56°F
190801 - 190803 36.46°F 29 1.74°F
190901 - 190903 35.89°F 27 1.17°F
191001 - 191003 36.12°F 28 1.40°F
191101 - 191103 36.86°F 31 2.14°F
191201 - 191203 30.53°F 1 -4.19°F
191301 - 191303 32.89°F 7 -1.83°F
191401 - 191403 34.92°F 22 0.20°F
191501 - 191503 33.78°F 12 -0.94°F
191601 - 191603 34.47°F 19 -0.25°F
191701 - 191703 32.24°F 4 -2.48°F
191801 - 191803 34.48°F 20 -0.24°F
191901 - 191903 34.99°F 23 0.27°F
192001 - 192003 34.40°F 18 -0.32°F
192101 - 192103 39.30°F 35 4.58°F
192201 - 192203 33.06°F 9 -1.66°F
192301 - 192303 34.15°F 15 -0.57°F
192401 - 192403 32.88°F 6 -1.84°F
192501 - 192503 37.21°F 32 2.49°F
192601 - 192603 35.88°F 26 1.16°F
192701 - 192703 37.24°F 33 2.52°F
192801 - 192803 36.48°F 30 1.76°F
192901 - 192903 32.26°F 5 -2.46°F

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