Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (38.58°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189510 - 189603 37.71°F 7 -0.87°F
189610 - 189703 37.69°F 6 -0.89°F
189710 - 189803 38.98°F 21 0.40°F
189810 - 189903 35.23°F 1 -3.35°F
189910 - 190003 39.44°F 28 0.86°F
190010 - 190103 39.09°F 22 0.51°F
190110 - 190203 38.62°F 17 0.04°F
190210 - 190303 38.40°F 16 -0.18°F
190310 - 190403 37.60°F 5 -0.98°F
190410 - 190503 38.04°F 13 -0.54°F
190510 - 190603 37.92°F 12 -0.66°F
190610 - 190703 39.97°F 33 1.39°F
190710 - 190803 39.78°F 31 1.20°F
190810 - 190903 39.21°F 25 0.63°F
190910 - 191003 38.65°F 18 0.07°F
191010 - 191103 39.88°F 32 1.30°F
191110 - 191203 35.62°F 2 -2.96°F
191210 - 191303 37.84°F 10 -0.74°F
191310 - 191403 39.14°F 23 0.56°F
191410 - 191503 37.79°F 9 -0.79°F
191510 - 191603 39.17°F 24 0.59°F
191610 - 191703 36.34°F 3 -2.24°F
191710 - 191803 37.84°F 10 -0.74°F
191810 - 191903 39.35°F 26 0.77°F
191910 - 192003 37.31°F 4 -1.27°F
192010 - 192103 40.89°F 34 2.31°F
192110 - 192203 38.70°F 19 0.12°F
192210 - 192303 38.82°F 20 0.24°F
192310 - 192403 38.07°F 14 -0.51°F
192410 - 192503 39.43°F 27 0.85°F
192510 - 192603 38.24°F 15 -0.34°F
192610 - 192703 39.74°F 30 1.16°F
192710 - 192803 39.65°F 29 1.07°F
192810 - 192903 37.73°F 8 -0.85°F

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  • 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/