Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (38.69°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189501 - 189504 36.54°F 4 -2.15°F
189601 - 189604 39.22°F 24 0.53°F
189701 - 189704 37.88°F 12 -0.81°F
189801 - 189804 39.47°F 28 0.78°F
189901 - 189904 35.86°F 2 -2.83°F
190001 - 190004 39.43°F 27 0.74°F
190101 - 190104 37.90°F 13 -0.79°F
190201 - 190204 38.49°F 18 -0.20°F
190301 - 190304 37.93°F 14 -0.76°F
190401 - 190404 37.59°F 11 -1.10°F
190501 - 190504 37.41°F 8 -1.28°F
190601 - 190604 38.85°F 19 0.16°F
190701 - 190704 39.85°F 29 1.16°F
190801 - 190804 40.53°F 32 1.84°F
190901 - 190904 39.16°F 23 0.47°F
191001 - 191004 40.49°F 31 1.80°F
191101 - 191104 40.15°F 30 1.46°F
191201 - 191204 35.54°F 1 -3.15°F
191301 - 191304 37.52°F 10 -1.17°F
191401 - 191404 38.95°F 20 0.26°F
191501 - 191504 38.98°F 21 0.29°F
191601 - 191604 38.41°F 17 -0.28°F
191701 - 191704 36.34°F 3 -2.35°F
191801 - 191804 38.11°F 16 -0.58°F
191901 - 191904 39.08°F 22 0.39°F
192001 - 192004 37.50°F 9 -1.19°F
192101 - 192104 42.22°F 35 3.53°F
192201 - 192204 37.37°F 7 -1.32°F
192301 - 192304 38.09°F 15 -0.60°F
192401 - 192404 37.22°F 6 -1.47°F
192501 - 192504 41.58°F 34 2.89°F
192601 - 192604 39.42°F 26 0.73°F
192701 - 192704 40.82°F 33 2.13°F
192801 - 192804 39.38°F 25 0.69°F
192901 - 192904 36.99°F 5 -1.70°F

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