Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (41.19°F)
1901-1936 Base Period
189512 - 189605 41.84°F 30 0.65°F
189612 - 189705 41.37°F 24 0.18°F
189712 - 189805 41.43°F 25 0.24°F
189812 - 189905 38.66°F 2 -2.53°F
189912 - 190005 41.85°F 31 0.66°F
190012 - 190105 41.21°F 21 0.02°F
190112 - 190205 41.24°F 22 0.05°F
190212 - 190305 40.34°F 10 -0.85°F
190312 - 190405 40.17°F 9 -1.02°F
190412 - 190505 40.14°F 7 -1.05°F
190512 - 190605 40.99°F 17 -0.20°F
190612 - 190705 41.71°F 27 0.52°F
190712 - 190805 42.61°F 39 1.42°F
190812 - 190905 41.35°F 23 0.16°F
190912 - 191005 41.13°F 19 -0.06°F
191012 - 191105 42.29°F 36 1.10°F
191112 - 191205 39.14°F 3 -2.05°F
191212 - 191305 40.53°F 13 -0.66°F
191312 - 191405 41.71°F 27 0.52°F
191412 - 191505 40.14°F 7 -1.05°F
191512 - 191605 41.02°F 18 -0.17°F
191612 - 191705 38.24°F 1 -2.95°F
191712 - 191805 40.48°F 12 -0.71°F
191812 - 191905 41.80°F 28 0.61°F
191912 - 192005 39.68°F 4 -1.51°F
192012 - 192105 43.69°F 40 2.50°F
192112 - 192205 40.96°F 16 -0.23°F
192212 - 192305 40.91°F 15 -0.28°F
192312 - 192405 40.46°F 11 -0.73°F
192412 - 192505 42.32°F 37 1.13°F
192512 - 192605 41.87°F 32 0.68°F
192612 - 192705 42.40°F 38 1.21°F
192712 - 192805 41.21°F 20 0.02°F
192812 - 192905 39.96°F 5 -1.23°F
192912 - 193005 41.94°F 33 0.75°F
193012 - 193105 42.00°F 34 0.81°F
193112 - 193205 42.13°F 35 0.94°F
193212 - 193305 40.80°F 14 -0.39°F
193312 - 193405 44.51°F 41 3.32°F
193412 - 193505 41.81°F 29 0.62°F
193512 - 193605 40.07°F 6 -1.12°F

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