Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (56.73°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189502 - 189508 55.72°F 5 -1.01°F
189602 - 189608 57.67°F 31 0.94°F
189702 - 189708 56.76°F 19 0.03°F
189802 - 189808 57.50°F 29 0.77°F
189902 - 189908 55.30°F 3 -1.43°F
190002 - 190008 57.38°F 27 0.65°F
190102 - 190108 57.00°F 22 0.27°F
190202 - 190208 56.76°F 19 0.03°F
190302 - 190308 55.60°F 4 -1.13°F
190402 - 190408 56.04°F 8 -0.69°F
190502 - 190508 56.29°F 13 -0.44°F
190602 - 190608 56.23°F 11 -0.50°F
190702 - 190708 56.23°F 11 -0.50°F
190802 - 190808 57.04°F 23 0.31°F
190902 - 190908 56.71°F 16 -0.02°F
191002 - 191008 57.87°F 32 1.14°F
191102 - 191108 57.60°F 30 0.87°F
191202 - 191208 55.28°F 2 -1.45°F
191302 - 191308 56.33°F 15 -0.40°F
191402 - 191408 56.80°F 20 0.07°F
191502 - 191508 56.12°F 9 -0.61°F
191602 - 191608 56.74°F 17 0.01°F
191702 - 191708 54.97°F 1 -1.76°F
191802 - 191808 57.93°F 33 1.20°F
191902 - 191908 57.21°F 25 0.48°F
192002 - 192008 55.82°F 7 -0.91°F
192102 - 192108 58.81°F 34 2.08°F
192202 - 192208 57.12°F 24 0.39°F
192302 - 192308 55.74°F 6 -0.99°F
192402 - 192408 56.16°F 10 -0.57°F
192502 - 192508 58.95°F 35 2.22°F
192602 - 192608 57.47°F 28 0.74°F
192702 - 192708 57.25°F 26 0.52°F
192802 - 192808 56.88°F 21 0.15°F
192902 - 192908 56.32°F 14 -0.41°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/