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 (33.83°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189511 - 189602 34.35°F 5 0.52°F
189611 - 189702 33.86°F 4 0.03°F
189711 - 189802 34.43°F 7 0.60°F
189811 - 189902 30.56°F 1 -3.27°F
189911 - 190002 35.35°F 8 1.52°F
190011 - 190102 34.38°F 6 0.55°F
190111 - 190202 33.67°F 3 -0.16°F
190211 - 190302 33.44°F 2 -0.39°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/