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 (51.86°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189503 - 189802 51.65°F 4 -0.21°F
189603 - 189902 51.35°F 1 -0.51°F
189703 - 190002 51.42°F 2 -0.44°F
189803 - 190102 51.61°F 3 -0.25°F
189903 - 190202 52.06°F 6 0.20°F
190003 - 190302 51.92°F 5 0.06°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/