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 (52.90°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189504 - 189602 52.48°F 3 -0.42°F
189604 - 189702 52.81°F 4 -0.09°F
189704 - 189802 53.12°F 7 0.22°F
189804 - 189902 51.39°F 1 -1.51°F
189904 - 190002 53.11°F 6 0.21°F
190004 - 190102 53.51°F 8 0.61°F
190104 - 190202 52.89°F 5 -0.01°F
190204 - 190302 52.30°F 2 -0.60°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/