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 (0.00")
9999-0 Base Period
189503 - 189505 6.86" 1 6.86"
189603 - 189605 7.96" 4 7.96"
189703 - 189705 8.16" 6 8.16"
189803 - 189805 7.67" 3 7.67"
189903 - 189905 7.34" 2 7.34"
190003 - 190005 8.14" 5 8.14"

Citing This Page

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