Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (33.74°F)
1901-1919 Base Period
189512 - 189603 34.06°F 14 0.32°F
189612 - 189703 33.98°F 13 0.24°F
189712 - 189803 34.46°F 18 0.72°F
189812 - 189903 30.37°F 1 -3.37°F
189912 - 190003 34.44°F 17 0.70°F
190012 - 190103 34.17°F 16 0.43°F
190112 - 190203 33.64°F 12 -0.10°F
190212 - 190303 33.07°F 8 -0.67°F
190312 - 190403 32.86°F 6 -0.88°F
190412 - 190503 32.80°F 5 -0.94°F
190512 - 190603 33.42°F 10 -0.32°F
190612 - 190703 36.71°F 24 2.97°F
190712 - 190803 36.02°F 23 2.28°F
190812 - 190903 35.25°F 21 1.51°F
190912 - 191003 33.49°F 11 -0.25°F
191012 - 191103 35.63°F 22 1.89°F
191112 - 191203 30.95°F 2 -2.79°F
191212 - 191303 32.91°F 7 -0.83°F
191312 - 191403 34.53°F 19 0.79°F
191412 - 191503 32.03°F 4 -1.71°F
191512 - 191603 34.14°F 15 0.40°F
191612 - 191703 31.41°F 3 -2.33°F
191712 - 191803 33.27°F 9 -0.47°F
191812 - 191903 34.85°F 20 1.11°F

Citing This Page

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