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 (49.45°F)
1901-1906 Base Period
189508 - 189606 49.83°F 7 0.38°F
189608 - 189706 49.25°F 5 -0.20°F
189708 - 189806 50.15°F 10 0.70°F
189808 - 189906 48.07°F 1 -1.38°F
189908 - 190006 50.62°F 11 1.17°F
190008 - 190106 50.14°F 9 0.69°F
190108 - 190206 49.91°F 8 0.46°F
190208 - 190306 49.11°F 3 -0.34°F
190308 - 190406 48.74°F 2 -0.71°F
190408 - 190506 49.23°F 4 -0.22°F
190508 - 190606 49.59°F 6 0.14°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/