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 (47.21°F)
1901-1904 Base Period
189509 - 189606 47.65°F 6 0.44°F
189609 - 189706 46.95°F 4 -0.26°F
189709 - 189806 48.03°F 8 0.82°F
189809 - 189906 45.60°F 1 -1.61°F
189909 - 190006 48.51°F 9 1.30°F
190009 - 190106 47.87°F 7 0.66°F
190109 - 190206 47.58°F 5 0.37°F
190209 - 190306 46.88°F 3 -0.33°F
190309 - 190406 46.52°F 2 -0.69°F

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/