Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (50.99°F)
1901-1929 Base Period
189512 - 189608 51.88°F 30 0.89°F
189612 - 189708 51.23°F 20 0.24°F
189712 - 189808 51.55°F 24 0.56°F
189812 - 189908 49.50°F 3 -1.49°F
189912 - 190008 51.93°F 31 0.94°F
190012 - 190108 51.68°F 26 0.69°F
190112 - 190208 50.99°F 16 0.00°F
190212 - 190308 50.09°F 7 -0.90°F
190312 - 190408 50.04°F 6 -0.95°F
190412 - 190508 50.35°F 8 -0.64°F
190512 - 190608 50.83°F 11 -0.16°F
190612 - 190708 51.03°F 18 0.04°F
190712 - 190808 51.83°F 28 0.84°F
190812 - 190908 51.40°F 22 0.41°F
190912 - 191008 51.15°F 19 0.16°F
191012 - 191108 52.01°F 32 1.02°F
191112 - 191208 49.33°F 2 -1.66°F
191212 - 191308 50.86°F 12 -0.13°F
191312 - 191408 51.71°F 27 0.72°F
191412 - 191508 49.79°F 4 -1.20°F
191512 - 191608 50.95°F 15 -0.04°F
191612 - 191708 49.11°F 1 -1.88°F
191712 - 191808 51.00°F 17 0.01°F
191812 - 191908 51.86°F 29 0.87°F
191912 - 192008 49.86°F 5 -1.13°F
192012 - 192108 53.24°F 34 2.25°F
192112 - 192208 51.30°F 21 0.31°F
192212 - 192308 50.93°F 13 -0.06°F
192312 - 192408 50.59°F 10 -0.40°F
192412 - 192508 52.15°F 33 1.16°F
192512 - 192608 51.68°F 26 0.69°F
192612 - 192708 51.52°F 23 0.53°F
192712 - 192808 50.93°F 13 -0.06°F
192812 - 192908 50.39°F 9 -0.60°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/