Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (57.44°F)
1901-1917 Base Period
189502 - 189509 56.96°F 5 -0.48°F
189602 - 189609 58.33°F 19 0.89°F
189702 - 189709 57.97°F 17 0.53°F
189802 - 189809 58.50°F 21 1.06°F
189902 - 189909 56.49°F 3 -0.95°F
190002 - 190009 58.35°F 20 0.91°F
190102 - 190109 57.78°F 16 0.34°F
190202 - 190209 57.51°F 12 0.07°F
190302 - 190309 56.49°F 3 -0.95°F
190402 - 190409 57.15°F 6 -0.29°F
190502 - 190509 57.50°F 11 0.06°F
190602 - 190609 57.48°F 10 0.04°F
190702 - 190709 57.23°F 8 -0.21°F
190802 - 190809 58.11°F 18 0.67°F
190902 - 190909 57.67°F 14 0.23°F
191002 - 191009 58.85°F 23 1.41°F
191102 - 191109 58.66°F 22 1.22°F
191202 - 191209 56.21°F 2 -1.23°F
191302 - 191309 57.24°F 9 -0.20°F
191402 - 191409 57.77°F 15 0.33°F
191502 - 191509 57.16°F 7 -0.28°F
191602 - 191609 57.58°F 13 0.14°F
191702 - 191709 56.11°F 1 -1.33°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/