Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (43.04°F)
1901-1936 Base Period
189501 - 189505 41.22°F 4 -1.82°F
189601 - 189605 43.87°F 33 0.83°F
189701 - 189705 42.54°F 15 -0.50°F
189801 - 189805 43.56°F 29 0.52°F
189901 - 189905 40.66°F 3 -2.38°F
190001 - 190005 43.90°F 34 0.86°F
190101 - 190105 42.55°F 16 -0.49°F
190201 - 190205 43.19°F 24 0.15°F
190301 - 190305 42.25°F 13 -0.79°F
190401 - 190405 42.10°F 11 -0.94°F
190501 - 190505 41.76°F 7 -1.28°F
190601 - 190605 42.99°F 21 -0.05°F
190701 - 190705 43.05°F 22 0.01°F
190801 - 190805 44.19°F 36 1.15°F
190901 - 190905 42.96°F 20 -0.08°F
191001 - 191005 44.24°F 37 1.20°F
191101 - 191105 44.36°F 38 1.32°F
191201 - 191205 40.53°F 2 -2.51°F
191301 - 191305 42.04°F 10 -1.00°F
191401 - 191405 43.39°F 26 0.35°F
191501 - 191505 42.81°F 19 -0.23°F
191601 - 191605 42.59°F 17 -0.45°F
191701 - 191705 40.09°F 1 -2.95°F
191801 - 191805 42.65°F 18 -0.39°F
191901 - 191905 43.27°F 25 0.23°F
192001 - 192005 41.86°F 8 -1.18°F
192101 - 192105 45.80°F 41 2.76°F
192201 - 192205 42.13°F 12 -0.91°F
192301 - 192305 42.38°F 14 -0.66°F
192401 - 192405 41.36°F 5 -1.68°F
192501 - 192505 45.27°F 40 2.23°F
192601 - 192605 43.74°F 31 0.70°F
192701 - 192705 44.61°F 39 1.57°F
192801 - 192805 43.80°F 32 0.76°F
192901 - 192905 41.36°F 5 -1.68°F
193001 - 193005 43.54°F 28 0.50°F
193101 - 193105 44.17°F 35 1.13°F
193201 - 193205 43.54°F 28 0.50°F
193301 - 193305 43.08°F 23 0.04°F
193401 - 193405 46.13°F 42 3.09°F
193501 - 193505 43.63°F 30 0.59°F
193601 - 193605 41.94°F 9 -1.10°F

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