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 (49.88°F)
1901-1906 Base Period
189501 - 189606 49.63°F 4 -0.25°F
189601 - 189706 50.26°F 8 0.38°F
189701 - 189806 50.32°F 9 0.44°F
189801 - 189906 49.40°F 2 -0.48°F
189901 - 190006 50.10°F 7 0.22°F
190001 - 190106 50.80°F 11 0.92°F
190101 - 190206 50.36°F 10 0.48°F
190201 - 190306 49.79°F 6 -0.09°F
190301 - 190406 49.18°F 1 -0.70°F
190401 - 190506 49.48°F 3 -0.40°F
190501 - 190606 49.68°F 5 -0.20°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/