Learn about average monthly temperature and total monthly precipitation in the continental United States for select months from 2013 to 2015 in these maps from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Maps are included for January, April, July, and October for the three years. The maps were created using data provided by the National Centers for Environmental Information.
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