Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (35.55°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189511 - 189603 35.08°F 11 -0.47°F
189611 - 189703 34.84°F 9 -0.71°F
189711 - 189803 35.75°F 20 0.20°F
189811 - 189903 31.97°F 1 -3.58°F
189911 - 190003 36.54°F 27 0.99°F
190011 - 190103 35.64°F 19 0.09°F
190111 - 190203 35.25°F 14 -0.30°F
190211 - 190303 35.20°F 13 -0.35°F
190311 - 190403 34.33°F 7 -1.22°F
190411 - 190503 34.86°F 10 -0.69°F
190511 - 190603 35.18°F 12 -0.37°F
190611 - 190703 37.45°F 33 1.90°F
190711 - 190803 36.98°F 32 1.43°F
190811 - 190903 36.70°F 30 1.15°F
190911 - 191003 35.80°F 21 0.25°F
191011 - 191103 36.73°F 31 1.18°F
191111 - 191203 32.21°F 2 -3.34°F
191211 - 191303 34.77°F 8 -0.78°F
191311 - 191403 36.64°F 28 1.09°F
191411 - 191503 34.30°F 6 -1.25°F
191511 - 191603 35.94°F 22 0.39°F
191611 - 191703 33.18°F 3 -2.37°F
191711 - 191803 35.32°F 15 -0.23°F
191811 - 191903 35.98°F 23 0.43°F
191911 - 192003 34.26°F 4 -1.29°F
192011 - 192103 38.14°F 34 2.59°F
192111 - 192203 35.37°F 16 -0.18°F
192211 - 192303 35.57°F 18 0.02°F
192311 - 192403 35.44°F 17 -0.11°F
192411 - 192503 36.32°F 25 0.77°F
192511 - 192603 36.11°F 24 0.56°F
192611 - 192703 36.70°F 30 1.15°F
192711 - 192803 36.40°F 26 0.85°F
192811 - 192903 34.26°F 4 -1.29°F

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/