Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (42.60°F)
1901-1939 Base Period
189509 - 189602 42.30°F 18 -0.30°F
189609 - 189702 41.71°F 11 -0.89°F
189709 - 189802 43.20°F 30 0.60°F
189809 - 189902 39.87°F 1 -2.73°F
189909 - 190002 43.37°F 32 0.77°F
190009 - 190102 43.16°F 29 0.56°F
190109 - 190202 42.23°F 17 -0.37°F
190209 - 190302 41.83°F 13 -0.77°F
190309 - 190402 41.10°F 7 -1.50°F
190409 - 190502 41.35°F 9 -1.25°F
190509 - 190602 42.90°F 25 0.30°F
190609 - 190702 43.39°F 34 0.79°F
190709 - 190802 43.16°F 29 0.56°F
190809 - 190902 43.42°F 35 0.82°F
190909 - 191002 41.14°F 8 -1.46°F
191009 - 191102 43.49°F 37 0.89°F
191109 - 191202 40.68°F 4 -1.92°F
191209 - 191302 41.84°F 14 -0.76°F
191309 - 191402 42.96°F 26 0.36°F
191409 - 191502 42.40°F 19 -0.20°F
191509 - 191602 42.88°F 24 0.28°F
191609 - 191702 40.53°F 3 -2.07°F
191709 - 191802 40.89°F 5 -1.71°F
191809 - 191902 42.85°F 23 0.25°F
191909 - 192002 41.54°F 10 -1.06°F
192009 - 192102 44.03°F 41 1.43°F
192109 - 192202 43.05°F 27 0.45°F
192209 - 192302 43.64°F 40 1.04°F
192309 - 192402 42.72°F 21 0.12°F
192409 - 192502 42.51°F 20 -0.09°F
192509 - 192602 42.75°F 22 0.15°F
192609 - 192702 43.38°F 33 0.78°F
192709 - 192802 43.30°F 31 0.70°F
192809 - 192902 41.02°F 6 -1.58°F
192909 - 193002 42.22°F 16 -0.38°F
193009 - 193102 43.44°F 36 0.84°F
193109 - 193202 45.23°F 44 2.63°F
193209 - 193302 41.84°F 14 -0.76°F
193309 - 193402 45.22°F 43 2.62°F
193409 - 193502 44.26°F 42 1.66°F
193509 - 193602 40.24°F 2 -2.36°F
193609 - 193702 41.78°F 12 -0.82°F
193709 - 193802 43.54°F 39 0.94°F
193809 - 193902 43.51°F 38 0.91°F

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/