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 (51.06°F)
1901-1905 Base Period
189511 - 189609 51.73°F 7 0.67°F
189611 - 189709 51.43°F 6 0.37°F
189711 - 189809 51.85°F 9 0.79°F
189811 - 189909 49.88°F 1 -1.18°F
189911 - 190009 52.50°F 10 1.44°F
190011 - 190109 51.81°F 8 0.75°F
190111 - 190209 51.21°F 5 0.15°F
190211 - 190309 50.66°F 3 -0.40°F
190311 - 190409 50.50°F 2 -0.56°F
190411 - 190509 51.11°F 4 0.05°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/