Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (42.42°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189509 - 189602 42.30°F 14 -0.12°F
189609 - 189702 41.71°F 10 -0.71°F
189709 - 189802 43.20°F 26 0.78°F
189809 - 189902 39.87°F 1 -2.55°F
189909 - 190002 43.37°F 28 0.95°F
190009 - 190102 43.16°F 25 0.74°F
190109 - 190202 42.23°F 13 -0.19°F
190209 - 190302 41.83°F 11 -0.59°F
190309 - 190402 41.10°F 6 -1.32°F
190409 - 190502 41.35°F 8 -1.07°F
190509 - 190602 42.90°F 21 0.48°F
190609 - 190702 43.39°F 30 0.97°F
190709 - 190802 43.16°F 25 0.74°F
190809 - 190902 43.42°F 31 1.00°F
190909 - 191002 41.14°F 7 -1.28°F
191009 - 191102 43.49°F 32 1.07°F
191109 - 191202 40.68°F 3 -1.74°F
191209 - 191302 41.84°F 12 -0.58°F
191309 - 191402 42.96°F 22 0.54°F
191409 - 191502 42.40°F 15 -0.02°F
191509 - 191602 42.88°F 20 0.46°F
191609 - 191702 40.53°F 2 -1.89°F
191709 - 191802 40.89°F 4 -1.53°F
191809 - 191902 42.85°F 19 0.43°F
191909 - 192002 41.54°F 9 -0.88°F
192009 - 192102 44.03°F 34 1.61°F
192109 - 192202 43.05°F 23 0.63°F
192209 - 192302 43.64°F 33 1.22°F
192309 - 192402 42.72°F 17 0.30°F
192409 - 192502 42.51°F 16 0.09°F
192509 - 192602 42.75°F 18 0.33°F
192609 - 192702 43.38°F 29 0.96°F
192709 - 192802 43.30°F 27 0.88°F
192809 - 192902 41.02°F 5 -1.40°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/