Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI), Palmer Hydrological Drought Index (PHDI), and Palmer Modified Drought Index (PMDI) are not offered for multiple-month time scales.


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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (47.62°F)
1901-1905 Base Period
189508 - 189605 47.83°F 6 0.21°F
189608 - 189705 47.37°F 4 -0.25°F
189708 - 189805 48.24°F 8 0.62°F
189808 - 189905 46.01°F 1 -1.61°F
189908 - 190005 48.65°F 10 1.03°F
190008 - 190105 48.31°F 9 0.69°F
190108 - 190205 48.10°F 7 0.48°F
190208 - 190305 47.43°F 5 -0.19°F
190308 - 190405 46.89°F 2 -0.73°F
190408 - 190505 47.36°F 3 -0.26°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/