Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (51.59°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189509 - 189908 51.33°F 9 -0.26°F
189609 - 190008 51.51°F 13 -0.08°F
189709 - 190108 51.80°F 20 0.21°F
189809 - 190208 51.65°F 17 0.06°F
189909 - 190308 51.88°F 25 0.29°F
190009 - 190408 51.38°F 10 -0.21°F
190109 - 190508 51.11°F 5 -0.48°F
190209 - 190608 51.07°F 3 -0.52°F
190309 - 190708 51.21°F 7 -0.38°F
190409 - 190808 51.59°F 16 0.00°F
190509 - 190908 51.74°F 19 0.15°F
190609 - 191008 51.85°F 24 0.26°F
190709 - 191108 52.10°F 30 0.51°F
190809 - 191208 51.57°F 15 -0.02°F
190909 - 191308 51.44°F 11 -0.15°F
191009 - 191408 51.50°F 12 -0.09°F
191109 - 191508 51.10°F 4 -0.49°F
191209 - 191608 51.55°F 14 -0.04°F
191309 - 191708 51.18°F 6 -0.41°F
191409 - 191808 50.99°F 2 -0.60°F
191509 - 191908 51.28°F 8 -0.31°F
191609 - 192008 50.97°F 1 -0.62°F
191709 - 192108 51.83°F 23 0.24°F
191809 - 192208 52.02°F 28 0.43°F
191909 - 192308 51.96°F 27 0.37°F
192009 - 192408 52.12°F 31 0.53°F
192109 - 192508 51.92°F 26 0.33°F
192209 - 192608 51.82°F 21 0.23°F
192309 - 192708 51.83°F 23 0.24°F
192409 - 192808 52.03°F 29 0.44°F
192509 - 192908 51.69°F 18 0.10°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/