Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (46.14°F)
1901-1928 Base Period
189502 - 189505 44.85°F 5 -1.29°F
189602 - 189605 46.97°F 26 0.83°F
189702 - 189705 46.13°F 17 -0.01°F
189802 - 189805 46.79°F 25 0.65°F
189902 - 189905 43.41°F 2 -2.73°F
190002 - 190005 46.34°F 21 0.20°F
190102 - 190105 45.28°F 10 -0.86°F
190202 - 190205 46.47°F 23 0.33°F
190302 - 190305 45.10°F 8 -1.04°F
190402 - 190405 45.74°F 15 -0.40°F
190502 - 190505 45.42°F 11 -0.72°F
190602 - 190605 45.52°F 12 -0.62°F
190702 - 190705 46.14°F 19 0.00°F
190802 - 190805 47.12°F 28 0.98°F
190902 - 190905 45.62°F 14 -0.52°F
191002 - 191005 47.90°F 32 1.76°F
191102 - 191105 47.22°F 29 1.08°F
191202 - 191205 44.48°F 4 -1.66°F
191302 - 191305 44.93°F 6 -1.21°F
191402 - 191405 45.61°F 13 -0.53°F
191502 - 191505 46.41°F 22 0.27°F
191602 - 191605 46.18°F 20 0.04°F
191702 - 191705 43.05°F 1 -3.09°F
191802 - 191805 47.35°F 30 1.21°F
191902 - 191905 46.13°F 18 -0.01°F
192002 - 192005 45.02°F 7 -1.12°F
192102 - 192105 48.66°F 33 2.52°F
192202 - 192205 45.96°F 16 -0.18°F
192302 - 192305 44.32°F 3 -1.82°F
192402 - 192405 45.14°F 9 -1.00°F
192502 - 192505 49.32°F 34 3.18°F
192602 - 192605 47.10°F 27 0.96°F
192702 - 192705 47.88°F 31 1.74°F
192802 - 192805 46.76°F 24 0.62°F

Citing This Page

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