Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

Choose from the options below and click "Plot" to create a time series graph.
Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI), Palmer Hydrological Drought Index (PHDI), and Palmer Modified Drought Index (PMDI) are not offered for multiple-month time scales.


Place mouse on axis and left-click to pan; wheel up/down for zoom in/out (or shift key+left-click).

Download: xml csv json
Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (51.99°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189503 - 189702 51.51°F 3 -0.48°F
189603 - 189802 51.76°F 5 -0.23°F
189703 - 189902 51.23°F 2 -0.76°F
189803 - 190002 51.17°F 1 -0.82°F
189903 - 190102 52.15°F 6 0.16°F
190003 - 190202 52.18°F 7 0.19°F
190103 - 190302 51.64°F 4 -0.35°F

Citing This Page

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