Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (42.87°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189501 - 189505 41.22°F 4 -1.65°F
189601 - 189605 43.87°F 28 1.00°F
189701 - 189705 42.54°F 14 -0.33°F
189801 - 189805 43.56°F 25 0.69°F
189901 - 189905 40.66°F 3 -2.21°F
190001 - 190005 43.90°F 29 1.03°F
190101 - 190105 42.55°F 15 -0.32°F
190201 - 190205 43.19°F 22 0.32°F
190301 - 190305 42.25°F 12 -0.62°F
190401 - 190405 42.10°F 10 -0.77°F
190501 - 190505 41.76°F 7 -1.11°F
190601 - 190605 42.99°F 20 0.12°F
190701 - 190705 43.05°F 21 0.18°F
190801 - 190805 44.19°F 30 1.32°F
190901 - 190905 42.96°F 19 0.09°F
191001 - 191005 44.24°F 31 1.37°F
191101 - 191105 44.36°F 32 1.49°F
191201 - 191205 40.53°F 2 -2.34°F
191301 - 191305 42.04°F 9 -0.83°F
191401 - 191405 43.39°F 24 0.52°F
191501 - 191505 42.81°F 18 -0.06°F
191601 - 191605 42.59°F 16 -0.28°F
191701 - 191705 40.09°F 1 -2.78°F
191801 - 191805 42.65°F 17 -0.22°F
191901 - 191905 43.27°F 23 0.40°F
192001 - 192005 41.86°F 8 -1.01°F
192101 - 192105 45.80°F 35 2.93°F
192201 - 192205 42.13°F 11 -0.74°F
192301 - 192305 42.38°F 13 -0.49°F
192401 - 192405 41.36°F 5 -1.51°F
192501 - 192505 45.27°F 34 2.40°F
192601 - 192605 43.74°F 26 0.87°F
192701 - 192705 44.61°F 33 1.74°F
192801 - 192805 43.80°F 27 0.93°F
192901 - 192905 41.36°F 5 -1.51°F

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/