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 (51.50°F)
1901-1909 Base Period
189501 - 189712 51.30°F 4 -0.20°F
189601 - 189812 51.66°F 9 0.16°F
189701 - 189912 51.33°F 5 -0.17°F
189801 - 190012 51.74°F 10 0.24°F
189901 - 190112 51.89°F 12 0.39°F
190001 - 190212 52.08°F 13 0.58°F
190101 - 190312 51.36°F 6 -0.14°F
190201 - 190412 51.12°F 2 -0.38°F
190301 - 190512 50.93°F 1 -0.57°F
190401 - 190612 51.29°F 3 -0.21°F
190501 - 190712 51.40°F 7 -0.10°F
190601 - 190812 51.76°F 11 0.26°F
190701 - 190912 51.66°F 9 0.16°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/