Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (43.46°F)
1901-1936 Base Period
189509 - 189604 43.02°F 15 -0.44°F
189609 - 189704 42.53°F 8 -0.93°F
189709 - 189804 43.88°F 30 0.42°F
189809 - 189904 40.93°F 1 -2.53°F
189909 - 190004 44.13°F 32 0.67°F
190009 - 190104 43.64°F 22 0.18°F
190109 - 190204 43.23°F 16 -0.23°F
190209 - 190304 42.92°F 12 -0.54°F
190309 - 190404 42.22°F 6 -1.24°F
190409 - 190504 42.96°F 13 -0.50°F
190509 - 190604 43.28°F 19 -0.18°F
190609 - 190704 44.20°F 33 0.74°F
190709 - 190804 44.46°F 37 1.00°F
190809 - 190904 43.73°F 26 0.27°F
190909 - 191004 43.74°F 27 0.28°F
191009 - 191104 44.37°F 36 0.91°F
191109 - 191204 41.30°F 3 -2.16°F
191209 - 191304 42.64°F 10 -0.82°F
191309 - 191404 43.69°F 24 0.23°F
191409 - 191504 43.24°F 17 -0.22°F
191509 - 191604 43.71°F 25 0.25°F
191609 - 191704 41.27°F 2 -2.19°F
191709 - 191804 42.52°F 7 -0.94°F
191809 - 191904 43.67°F 23 0.21°F
191909 - 192004 42.04°F 5 -1.42°F
192009 - 192104 45.23°F 40 1.77°F
192109 - 192204 43.63°F 21 0.17°F
192209 - 192304 43.76°F 28 0.30°F
192309 - 192404 42.97°F 14 -0.49°F
192409 - 192504 44.26°F 34 0.80°F
192509 - 192604 43.27°F 18 -0.19°F
192609 - 192704 44.27°F 35 0.81°F
192709 - 192804 43.87°F 29 0.41°F
192809 - 192904 42.60°F 9 -0.86°F
192909 - 193004 43.52°F 20 0.06°F
193009 - 193104 43.89°F 31 0.43°F
193109 - 193204 45.04°F 39 1.58°F
193209 - 193304 42.84°F 11 -0.62°F
193309 - 193404 45.98°F 41 2.52°F
193409 - 193504 44.86°F 38 1.40°F
193509 - 193604 41.88°F 4 -1.58°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/