Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (46.55°F)
1901-1923 Base Period
189508 - 189602 46.49°F 12 -0.06°F
189608 - 189702 46.08°F 11 -0.47°F
189708 - 189802 47.22°F 20 0.67°F
189808 - 189902 44.56°F 1 -1.99°F
189908 - 190002 47.42°F 24 0.87°F
190008 - 190102 47.41°F 23 0.86°F
190108 - 190202 46.65°F 14 0.10°F
190208 - 190302 46.05°F 10 -0.50°F
190308 - 190402 45.36°F 5 -1.19°F
190408 - 190502 45.54°F 6 -1.01°F
190508 - 190602 47.11°F 18 0.56°F
190608 - 190702 47.46°F 26 0.91°F
190708 - 190802 47.11°F 18 0.56°F
190808 - 190902 47.31°F 22 0.76°F
190908 - 191002 45.68°F 7 -0.87°F
191008 - 191102 47.43°F 25 0.88°F
191108 - 191202 44.99°F 2 -1.56°F
191208 - 191302 45.88°F 8 -0.67°F
191308 - 191402 47.30°F 21 0.75°F
191408 - 191502 46.58°F 13 0.03°F
191508 - 191602 46.78°F 15 0.23°F
191608 - 191702 45.00°F 3 -1.55°F
191708 - 191802 45.20°F 4 -1.35°F
191808 - 191902 47.09°F 16 0.54°F
191908 - 192002 45.93°F 9 -0.62°F
192008 - 192102 47.83°F 28 1.28°F
192108 - 192202 47.19°F 19 0.64°F
192208 - 192302 47.81°F 27 1.26°F

Citing This Page

  • 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/