Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (38.06°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189511 - 189604 37.96°F 18 -0.10°F
189611 - 189704 37.56°F 9 -0.50°F
189711 - 189804 38.26°F 20 0.20°F
189811 - 189904 35.08°F 1 -2.98°F
189911 - 190004 39.05°F 29 0.99°F
190011 - 190104 37.93°F 16 -0.13°F
190111 - 190204 37.85°F 13 -0.21°F
190211 - 190304 37.70°F 12 -0.36°F
190311 - 190404 36.86°F 5 -1.20°F
190411 - 190504 37.47°F 7 -0.59°F
190511 - 190604 38.10°F 19 0.04°F
190611 - 190704 39.13°F 30 1.07°F
190711 - 190804 39.61°F 33 1.55°F
190811 - 190904 38.75°F 25 0.69°F
190911 - 191004 38.77°F 26 0.71°F
191011 - 191104 38.94°F 27 0.88°F
191111 - 191204 35.28°F 2 -2.78°F
191211 - 191304 37.54°F 8 -0.52°F
191311 - 191404 39.04°F 28 0.98°F
191411 - 191504 37.68°F 11 -0.38°F
191511 - 191604 38.32°F 21 0.26°F
191611 - 191704 35.75°F 3 -2.31°F
191711 - 191804 37.61°F 10 -0.45°F
191811 - 191904 38.54°F 24 0.48°F
191911 - 192004 36.35°F 4 -1.71°F
192011 - 192104 40.29°F 34 2.23°F
192111 - 192204 37.86°F 14 -0.20°F
192211 - 192304 37.96°F 17 -0.10°F
192311 - 192404 37.91°F 15 -0.15°F
192411 - 192504 39.39°F 32 1.33°F
192511 - 192604 38.43°F 23 0.37°F
192611 - 192704 39.18°F 31 1.12°F
192711 - 192804 38.34°F 22 0.28°F
192811 - 192904 37.08°F 6 -0.98°F

Citing This Page

  • 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/