Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (43.33°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189509 - 189604 43.02°F 13 -0.31°F
189609 - 189704 42.53°F 7 -0.80°F
189709 - 189804 43.88°F 27 0.55°F
189809 - 189904 40.93°F 1 -2.40°F
189909 - 190004 44.13°F 28 0.80°F
190009 - 190104 43.64°F 19 0.31°F
190109 - 190204 43.23°F 14 -0.10°F
190209 - 190304 42.92°F 10 -0.41°F
190309 - 190404 42.22°F 5 -1.11°F
190409 - 190504 42.96°F 11 -0.37°F
190509 - 190604 43.28°F 17 -0.05°F
190609 - 190704 44.20°F 29 0.87°F
190709 - 190804 44.46°F 33 1.13°F
190809 - 190904 43.73°F 23 0.40°F
190909 - 191004 43.74°F 24 0.41°F
191009 - 191104 44.37°F 32 1.04°F
191109 - 191204 41.30°F 3 -2.03°F
191209 - 191304 42.64°F 9 -0.69°F
191309 - 191404 43.69°F 21 0.36°F
191409 - 191504 43.24°F 15 -0.09°F
191509 - 191604 43.71°F 22 0.38°F
191609 - 191704 41.27°F 2 -2.06°F
191709 - 191804 42.52°F 6 -0.81°F
191809 - 191904 43.67°F 20 0.34°F
191909 - 192004 42.04°F 4 -1.29°F
192009 - 192104 45.23°F 34 1.90°F
192109 - 192204 43.63°F 18 0.30°F
192209 - 192304 43.76°F 25 0.43°F
192309 - 192404 42.97°F 12 -0.36°F
192409 - 192504 44.26°F 30 0.93°F
192509 - 192604 43.27°F 16 -0.06°F
192609 - 192704 44.27°F 31 0.94°F
192709 - 192804 43.87°F 26 0.54°F
192809 - 192904 42.60°F 8 -0.73°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/