Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (57.08°F)
1901-1916 Base Period
189502 - 189510 56.28°F 4 -0.80°F
189602 - 189610 57.62°F 17 0.54°F
189702 - 189710 57.65°F 18 0.57°F
189802 - 189810 57.72°F 19 0.64°F
189902 - 189910 56.21°F 3 -0.87°F
190002 - 190010 58.13°F 21 1.05°F
190102 - 190110 57.52°F 16 0.44°F
190202 - 190210 57.17°F 13 0.09°F
190302 - 190310 56.20°F 2 -0.88°F
190402 - 190410 56.79°F 6 -0.29°F
190502 - 190510 56.85°F 8 -0.23°F
190602 - 190610 56.93°F 9 -0.15°F
190702 - 190710 56.84°F 7 -0.24°F
190802 - 190810 57.40°F 14 0.32°F
190902 - 190910 57.14°F 12 0.06°F
191002 - 191010 58.49°F 22 1.41°F
191102 - 191110 58.00°F 20 0.92°F
191202 - 191210 55.87°F 1 -1.21°F
191302 - 191310 56.62°F 5 -0.46°F
191402 - 191410 57.49°F 15 0.41°F
191502 - 191510 56.96°F 10 -0.12°F
191602 - 191610 56.98°F 11 -0.10°F

Citing This Page

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