Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (41.20°F)
1901-1933 Base Period
189511 - 189605 41.46°F 23 0.26°F
189611 - 189705 40.94°F 14 -0.26°F
189711 - 189805 41.36°F 21 0.16°F
189811 - 189905 38.63°F 2 -2.57°F
189911 - 190005 42.29°F 34 1.09°F
190011 - 190105 41.25°F 18 0.05°F
190111 - 190205 41.30°F 19 0.10°F
190211 - 190305 40.82°F 12 -0.38°F
190311 - 190405 40.18°F 5 -1.02°F
190411 - 190505 40.56°F 7 -0.64°F
190511 - 190605 41.17°F 16 -0.03°F
190611 - 190705 41.53°F 25 0.33°F
190711 - 190805 42.35°F 37 1.15°F
190811 - 190905 41.52°F 24 0.32°F
190911 - 191005 41.69°F 29 0.49°F
191011 - 191105 42.12°F 32 0.92°F
191111 - 191205 38.88°F 3 -2.32°F
191211 - 191305 40.77°F 9 -0.43°F
191311 - 191405 42.20°F 33 1.00°F
191411 - 191505 40.61°F 8 -0.59°F
191511 - 191605 41.32°F 20 0.12°F
191611 - 191705 38.52°F 1 -2.68°F
191711 - 191805 40.92°F 13 -0.28°F
191811 - 191905 41.61°F 26 0.41°F
191911 - 192005 39.63°F 4 -1.57°F
192011 - 192105 43.12°F 38 1.92°F
192111 - 192205 41.19°F 17 -0.01°F
192211 - 192305 41.04°F 15 -0.16°F
192311 - 192405 40.77°F 9 -0.43°F
192411 - 192505 42.33°F 36 1.13°F
192511 - 192605 41.66°F 28 0.46°F
192611 - 192705 42.12°F 32 0.92°F
192711 - 192805 41.66°F 28 0.46°F
192811 - 192905 40.19°F 6 -1.01°F
192911 - 193005 41.44°F 22 0.24°F
193011 - 193105 41.87°F 30 0.67°F
193111 - 193205 42.31°F 35 1.11°F
193211 - 193305 40.79°F 11 -0.41°F

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/