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 (51.56°F)
1901-1905 Base Period
189506 - 189705 51.44°F 5 -0.12°F
189606 - 189805 51.71°F 7 0.15°F
189706 - 189905 51.10°F 3 -0.46°F
189806 - 190005 51.29°F 4 -0.27°F
189906 - 190105 52.28°F 9 0.72°F
190006 - 190205 52.18°F 8 0.62°F
190106 - 190305 51.67°F 6 0.11°F
190206 - 190405 50.88°F 2 -0.68°F
190306 - 190505 50.79°F 1 -0.77°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/