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 (48.38°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189512 - 189705 48.24°F 4 -0.14°F
189612 - 189805 48.45°F 5 0.07°F
189712 - 189905 47.29°F 1 -1.09°F
189812 - 190005 47.79°F 2 -0.59°F
189912 - 190105 48.76°F 7 0.38°F
190012 - 190205 48.50°F 6 0.12°F
190112 - 190305 47.88°F 3 -0.50°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/