Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (41.28°F)
1901-1936 Base Period
189511 - 189605 41.46°F 24 0.18°F
189611 - 189705 40.94°F 15 -0.34°F
189711 - 189805 41.36°F 22 0.08°F
189811 - 189905 38.63°F 2 -2.65°F
189911 - 190005 42.29°F 36 1.01°F
190011 - 190105 41.25°F 19 -0.03°F
190111 - 190205 41.30°F 20 0.02°F
190211 - 190305 40.82°F 13 -0.46°F
190311 - 190405 40.18°F 6 -1.10°F
190411 - 190505 40.56°F 8 -0.72°F
190511 - 190605 41.17°F 17 -0.11°F
190611 - 190705 41.53°F 26 0.25°F
190711 - 190805 42.35°F 39 1.07°F
190811 - 190905 41.52°F 25 0.24°F
190911 - 191005 41.69°F 30 0.41°F
191011 - 191105 42.12°F 33 0.84°F
191111 - 191205 38.88°F 3 -2.40°F
191211 - 191305 40.77°F 10 -0.51°F
191311 - 191405 42.20°F 34 0.92°F
191411 - 191505 40.61°F 9 -0.67°F
191511 - 191605 41.32°F 21 0.04°F
191611 - 191705 38.52°F 1 -2.76°F
191711 - 191805 40.92°F 14 -0.36°F
191811 - 191905 41.61°F 27 0.33°F
191911 - 192005 39.63°F 4 -1.65°F
192011 - 192105 43.12°F 40 1.84°F
192111 - 192205 41.19°F 18 -0.09°F
192211 - 192305 41.04°F 16 -0.24°F
192311 - 192405 40.77°F 10 -0.51°F
192411 - 192505 42.33°F 38 1.05°F
192511 - 192605 41.66°F 29 0.38°F
192611 - 192705 42.12°F 33 0.84°F
192711 - 192805 41.66°F 29 0.38°F
192811 - 192905 40.19°F 7 -1.09°F
192911 - 193005 41.44°F 23 0.16°F
193011 - 193105 41.87°F 31 0.59°F
193111 - 193205 42.31°F 37 1.03°F
193211 - 193305 40.79°F 12 -0.49°F
193311 - 193405 44.23°F 41 2.95°F
193411 - 193505 42.26°F 35 0.98°F
193511 - 193605 39.99°F 5 -1.29°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/