Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (46.26°F)
1901-1936 Base Period
189502 - 189505 44.85°F 5 -1.41°F
189602 - 189605 46.97°F 32 0.71°F
189702 - 189705 46.13°F 20 -0.13°F
189802 - 189805 46.79°F 30 0.53°F
189902 - 189905 43.41°F 2 -2.85°F
190002 - 190005 46.34°F 24 0.08°F
190102 - 190105 45.28°F 12 -0.98°F
190202 - 190205 46.47°F 26 0.21°F
190302 - 190305 45.10°F 8 -1.16°F
190402 - 190405 45.74°F 18 -0.52°F
190502 - 190505 45.42°F 13 -0.84°F
190602 - 190605 45.52°F 14 -0.74°F
190702 - 190705 46.14°F 22 -0.12°F
190802 - 190805 47.12°F 34 0.86°F
190902 - 190905 45.62°F 17 -0.64°F
191002 - 191005 47.90°F 38 1.64°F
191102 - 191105 47.22°F 35 0.96°F
191202 - 191205 44.48°F 4 -1.78°F
191302 - 191305 44.93°F 6 -1.33°F
191402 - 191405 45.61°F 16 -0.65°F
191502 - 191505 46.41°F 25 0.15°F
191602 - 191605 46.18°F 23 -0.08°F
191702 - 191705 43.05°F 1 -3.21°F
191802 - 191805 47.35°F 36 1.09°F
191902 - 191905 46.13°F 20 -0.13°F
192002 - 192005 45.02°F 7 -1.24°F
192102 - 192105 48.66°F 40 2.40°F
192202 - 192205 45.96°F 19 -0.30°F
192302 - 192305 44.32°F 3 -1.94°F
192402 - 192405 45.14°F 10 -1.12°F
192502 - 192505 49.32°F 42 3.06°F
192602 - 192605 47.10°F 33 0.84°F
192702 - 192705 47.88°F 37 1.62°F
192802 - 192805 46.76°F 29 0.50°F
192902 - 192905 45.13°F 9 -1.13°F
193002 - 193005 48.54°F 39 2.28°F
193102 - 193105 46.96°F 31 0.70°F
193202 - 193205 46.54°F 27 0.28°F
193302 - 193305 45.27°F 11 -0.99°F
193402 - 193405 48.89°F 41 2.63°F
193502 - 193505 46.66°F 28 0.40°F
193602 - 193605 45.58°F 15 -0.68°F

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/