Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (41.06°F)
1901-1928 Base Period
189512 - 189605 41.84°F 26 0.78°F
189612 - 189705 41.37°F 21 0.31°F
189712 - 189805 41.43°F 22 0.37°F
189812 - 189905 38.66°F 2 -2.40°F
189912 - 190005 41.85°F 27 0.79°F
190012 - 190105 41.21°F 18 0.15°F
190112 - 190205 41.24°F 19 0.18°F
190212 - 190305 40.34°F 8 -0.72°F
190312 - 190405 40.17°F 7 -0.89°F
190412 - 190505 40.14°F 5 -0.92°F
190512 - 190605 40.99°F 14 -0.07°F
190612 - 190705 41.71°F 24 0.65°F
190712 - 190805 42.61°F 32 1.55°F
190812 - 190905 41.35°F 20 0.29°F
190912 - 191005 41.13°F 16 0.07°F
191012 - 191105 42.29°F 29 1.23°F
191112 - 191205 39.14°F 3 -1.92°F
191212 - 191305 40.53°F 11 -0.53°F
191312 - 191405 41.71°F 24 0.65°F
191412 - 191505 40.14°F 5 -0.92°F
191512 - 191605 41.02°F 15 -0.04°F
191612 - 191705 38.24°F 1 -2.82°F
191712 - 191805 40.48°F 10 -0.58°F
191812 - 191905 41.80°F 25 0.74°F
191912 - 192005 39.68°F 4 -1.38°F
192012 - 192105 43.69°F 33 2.63°F
192112 - 192205 40.96°F 13 -0.10°F
192212 - 192305 40.91°F 12 -0.15°F
192312 - 192405 40.46°F 9 -0.60°F
192412 - 192505 42.32°F 30 1.26°F
192512 - 192605 41.87°F 28 0.81°F
192612 - 192705 42.40°F 31 1.34°F
192712 - 192805 41.21°F 18 0.15°F

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/