Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (37.30°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189512 - 189604 37.72°F 22 0.42°F
189612 - 189704 37.41°F 20 0.11°F
189712 - 189804 37.73°F 23 0.43°F
189812 - 189904 34.42°F 1 -2.88°F
189912 - 190004 37.87°F 25 0.57°F
190012 - 190104 37.21°F 17 -0.09°F
190112 - 190204 37.09°F 14 -0.21°F
190212 - 190304 36.50°F 9 -0.80°F
190312 - 190404 36.18°F 5 -1.12°F
190412 - 190504 36.33°F 7 -0.97°F
190512 - 190604 37.28°F 18 -0.02°F
190612 - 190704 38.87°F 31 1.57°F
190712 - 190804 39.37°F 33 2.07°F
190812 - 190904 37.99°F 26 0.69°F
190912 - 191004 37.52°F 21 0.22°F
191012 - 191104 38.50°F 29 1.20°F
191112 - 191204 34.88°F 3 -2.42°F
191212 - 191304 36.60°F 11 -0.70°F
191312 - 191404 37.83°F 24 0.53°F
191412 - 191504 36.54°F 10 -0.76°F
191512 - 191604 37.36°F 19 0.06°F
191612 - 191704 34.86°F 2 -2.44°F
191712 - 191804 36.42°F 8 -0.88°F
191812 - 191904 38.15°F 28 0.85°F
191912 - 192004 35.75°F 4 -1.55°F
192012 - 192104 40.41°F 34 3.11°F
192112 - 192204 36.91°F 12 -0.39°F
192212 - 192304 37.18°F 16 -0.12°F
192312 - 192404 36.98°F 13 -0.32°F
192412 - 192504 38.79°F 30 1.49°F
192512 - 192604 38.03°F 27 0.73°F
192612 - 192704 38.92°F 32 1.62°F
192712 - 192804 37.14°F 15 -0.16°F
192812 - 192904 36.18°F 5 -1.12°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/