Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (48.33°F)
1901-1924 Base Period
189512 - 189607 49.33°F 26 1.00°F
189612 - 189707 48.71°F 20 0.38°F
189712 - 189807 48.90°F 21 0.57°F
189812 - 189907 46.71°F 2 -1.62°F
189912 - 190007 49.32°F 25 0.99°F
190012 - 190107 48.99°F 22 0.66°F
190112 - 190207 48.44°F 15 0.11°F
190212 - 190307 47.48°F 7 -0.85°F
190312 - 190407 47.46°F 6 -0.87°F
190412 - 190507 47.60°F 8 -0.73°F
190512 - 190607 48.21°F 11 -0.12°F
190612 - 190707 48.56°F 16 0.23°F
190712 - 190807 49.47°F 27 1.14°F
190812 - 190907 48.71°F 20 0.38°F
190912 - 191007 48.65°F 18 0.32°F
191012 - 191107 49.64°F 28 1.31°F
191112 - 191207 46.73°F 3 -1.60°F
191212 - 191307 48.05°F 10 -0.28°F
191312 - 191407 49.21°F 23 0.88°F
191412 - 191507 47.24°F 4 -1.09°F
191512 - 191607 48.34°F 13 0.01°F
191612 - 191707 46.37°F 1 -1.96°F
191712 - 191807 48.31°F 12 -0.02°F
191812 - 191907 49.31°F 24 0.98°F
191912 - 192007 47.27°F 5 -1.06°F
192012 - 192107 50.89°F 29 2.56°F
192112 - 192207 48.61°F 17 0.28°F
192212 - 192307 48.41°F 14 0.08°F
192312 - 192407 47.91°F 9 -0.42°F

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  • 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/