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 (31.01°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189512 - 189602 32.74°F 8 1.73°F
189612 - 189702 32.37°F 7 1.36°F
189712 - 189802 32.27°F 6 1.26°F
189812 - 189902 27.95°F 1 -3.06°F
189912 - 190002 32.16°F 5 1.15°F
190012 - 190102 31.99°F 4 0.98°F
190112 - 190202 31.00°F 3 -0.01°F
190212 - 190302 30.03°F 2 -0.98°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/