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 (52.35°F)
1901-1902 Base Period
189505 - 189603 51.13°F 2 -1.22°F
189605 - 189703 51.58°F 3 -0.77°F
189705 - 189803 52.21°F 5 -0.14°F
189805 - 189903 50.19°F 1 -2.16°F
189905 - 190003 52.26°F 6 -0.09°F
190005 - 190103 52.52°F 7 0.17°F
190105 - 190203 52.18°F 4 -0.17°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/