Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (40.29°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189510 - 189604 39.80°F 10 -0.49°F
189610 - 189704 39.61°F 7 -0.68°F
189710 - 189804 40.67°F 22 0.38°F
189810 - 189904 37.42°F 1 -2.87°F
189910 - 190004 41.18°F 29 0.89°F
190010 - 190104 40.56°F 20 0.27°F
190110 - 190204 40.37°F 18 0.08°F
190210 - 190304 40.09°F 15 -0.20°F
190310 - 190404 39.30°F 5 -0.99°F
190410 - 190504 39.82°F 12 -0.47°F
190510 - 190604 40.04°F 14 -0.25°F
190610 - 190704 41.05°F 27 0.76°F
190710 - 190804 41.63°F 33 1.34°F
190810 - 190904 40.61°F 21 0.32°F
190910 - 191004 40.78°F 24 0.49°F
191010 - 191104 41.32°F 30 1.03°F
191110 - 191204 37.76°F 2 -2.53°F
191210 - 191304 39.77°F 9 -0.52°F
191310 - 191404 40.84°F 25 0.55°F
191410 - 191504 40.19°F 16 -0.10°F
191510 - 191604 40.75°F 23 0.46°F
191610 - 191704 38.09°F 3 -2.20°F
191710 - 191804 39.44°F 6 -0.85°F
191810 - 191904 41.06°F 28 0.77°F
191910 - 192004 38.67°F 4 -1.62°F
192010 - 192104 42.34°F 34 2.05°F
192110 - 192204 40.36°F 17 0.07°F
192210 - 192304 40.40°F 19 0.11°F
192310 - 192404 39.81°F 11 -0.48°F
192410 - 192504 41.61°F 32 1.32°F
192510 - 192604 39.93°F 13 -0.36°F
192610 - 192704 41.43°F 31 1.14°F
192710 - 192804 40.85°F 26 0.56°F
192810 - 192904 39.65°F 8 -0.64°F

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/