Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

Choose from the options below and click "Plot" to create a time series graph.
Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI), Palmer Hydrological Drought Index (PHDI), and Palmer Modified Drought Index (PMDI) are not offered for multiple-month time scales.


Place mouse on axis and left-click to pan; wheel up/down for zoom in/out (or shift key+left-click).

Download: xml csv json
Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (25.26")
1901-1994 Base Period
189501 - 189510 22.73" 11 -2.53"
189601 - 189610 25.20" 46 -0.06"
189701 - 189710 24.85" 37 -0.41"
189801 - 189810 25.59" 54 0.33"
189901 - 189910 24.36" 26 -0.90"
190001 - 190010 26.60" 78 1.34"
190101 - 190110 23.58" 17 -1.68"
190201 - 190210 24.71" 31 -0.55"
190301 - 190310 26.09" 73 0.83"
190401 - 190410 24.77" 34 -0.49"
190501 - 190510 28.11" 94 2.85"
190601 - 190610 27.47" 91 2.21"
190701 - 190710 26.00" 68 0.74"
190801 - 190810 26.40" 76 1.14"
190901 - 190910 25.64" 58 0.38"
191001 - 191010 21.46" 3 -3.80"
191101 - 191110 24.46" 27 -0.80"
191201 - 191210 26.86" 83 1.60"
191301 - 191310 25.22" 48 -0.04"
191401 - 191410 24.80" 35 -0.46"
191501 - 191510 28.04" 92 2.78"
191601 - 191610 25.73" 61 0.47"
191701 - 191710 22.74" 12 -2.52"
191801 - 191810 23.80" 22 -1.46"
191901 - 191910 27.15" 87 1.89"
192001 - 192010 26.29" 75 1.03"
192101 - 192110 24.13" 25 -1.13"
192201 - 192210 25.14" 45 -0.12"
192301 - 192310 26.97" 85 1.71"
192401 - 192410 22.53" 9 -2.73"
192501 - 192510 23.14" 14 -2.12"
192601 - 192610 25.40" 50 0.14"
192701 - 192710 26.63" 79 1.37"
192801 - 192810 25.61" 55 0.35"
192901 - 192910 25.98" 67 0.72"
193001 - 193010 22.02" 7 -3.24"
193101 - 193110 21.60" 5 -3.66"
193201 - 193210 25.50" 51 0.24"
193301 - 193310 23.79" 21 -1.47"
193401 - 193410 20.87" 1 -4.39"
193501 - 193510 25.67" 59 0.41"
193601 - 193610 23.35" 15 -1.91"
193701 - 193710 25.92" 63 0.66"
193801 - 193810 26.02" 70 0.76"
193901 - 193910 23.46" 16 -1.80"
194001 - 194010 24.66" 30 -0.60"
194101 - 194110 28.28" 95 3.02"
194201 - 194210 25.98" 67 0.72"
194301 - 194310 23.63" 20 -1.63"
194401 - 194410 25.88" 62 0.62"
194501 - 194510 28.09" 93 2.83"
194601 - 194610 26.07" 72 0.81"
194701 - 194710 24.58" 29 -0.68"
194801 - 194810 24.71" 31 -0.55"
194901 - 194910 26.89" 84 1.63"
195001 - 195010 26.84" 82 1.58"
195101 - 195110 25.70" 60 0.44"
195201 - 195210 21.74" 6 -3.52"
195301 - 195310 24.02" 24 -1.24"
195401 - 195410 22.61" 10 -2.65"
195501 - 195510 23.58" 17 -1.68"
195601 - 195610 22.02" 7 -3.24"
195701 - 195710 28.35" 96 3.09"
195801 - 195810 26.70" 81 1.44"
195901 - 195910 26.66" 80 1.40"
196001 - 196010 24.80" 35 -0.46"
196101 - 196110 25.97" 64 0.71"
196201 - 196210 24.97" 41 -0.29"
196301 - 196310 21.56" 4 -3.70"
196401 - 196410 24.55" 28 -0.71"
196501 - 196510 25.64" 58 0.38"
196601 - 196610 22.91" 13 -2.35"
196701 - 196710 24.93" 39 -0.33"
196801 - 196810 24.75" 33 -0.51"
196901 - 196910 26.10" 74 0.84"
197001 - 197010 25.28" 49 0.02"
197101 - 197110 25.10" 44 -0.16"
197201 - 197210 25.63" 56 0.37"
197301 - 197310 28.70" 100 3.44"
197401 - 197410 26.02" 70 0.76"
197501 - 197510 28.64" 99 3.38"
197601 - 197610 23.84" 23 -1.42"
197701 - 197710 24.86" 38 -0.40"
197801 - 197810 25.01" 43 -0.25"
197901 - 197910 28.55" 98 3.29"
198001 - 198010 24.94" 40 -0.32"
198101 - 198110 25.54" 53 0.28"
198201 - 198210 27.11" 86 1.85"
198301 - 198310 27.40" 90 2.14"
198401 - 198410 26.06" 71 0.80"
198501 - 198510 24.97" 41 -0.29"
198601 - 198610 26.44" 77 1.18"
198701 - 198710 23.59" 19 -1.67"
198801 - 198810 21.04" 2 -4.22"
198901 - 198910 25.98" 67 0.72"
199001 - 199010 27.39" 89 2.13"
199101 - 199110 27.18" 88 1.92"
199201 - 199210 25.20" 46 -0.06"
199301 - 199310 28.54" 97 3.28"
199401 - 199410 25.53" 52 0.27"

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/