Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (37.98°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189510 - 189602 37.65°F 12 -0.33°F
189610 - 189702 37.47°F 10 -0.51°F
189710 - 189802 38.56°F 21 0.58°F
189810 - 189902 34.75°F 1 -3.23°F
189910 - 190002 39.08°F 32 1.10°F
190010 - 190102 38.77°F 23 0.79°F
190110 - 190202 38.03°F 16 0.05°F
190210 - 190302 37.64°F 11 -0.34°F
190310 - 190402 36.77°F 9 -1.21°F
190410 - 190502 36.62°F 7 -1.36°F
190510 - 190602 38.29°F 18 0.31°F
190610 - 190702 38.82°F 25 0.84°F
190710 - 190802 38.95°F 27 0.97°F
190810 - 190902 38.99°F 29 1.01°F
190910 - 191002 36.49°F 5 -1.49°F
191010 - 191102 39.05°F 31 1.07°F
191110 - 191202 35.59°F 2 -2.39°F
191210 - 191302 37.66°F 13 -0.32°F
191310 - 191402 38.82°F 25 0.84°F
191410 - 191502 37.96°F 14 -0.02°F
191510 - 191602 38.58°F 22 0.60°F
191610 - 191702 35.93°F 3 -2.05°F
191710 - 191802 36.25°F 4 -1.73°F
191810 - 191902 39.04°F 30 1.06°F
191910 - 192002 36.72°F 8 -1.26°F
192010 - 192102 39.74°F 34 1.76°F
192110 - 192202 38.35°F 19 0.37°F
192210 - 192302 38.92°F 26 0.94°F
192310 - 192402 38.25°F 17 0.27°F
192410 - 192502 38.47°F 20 0.49°F
192510 - 192602 37.96°F 14 -0.02°F
192610 - 192702 39.24°F 33 1.26°F
192710 - 192802 38.96°F 28 0.98°F
192810 - 192902 36.57°F 6 -1.41°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/