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 (45.28°F)
1901-1901 Base Period
189502 - 189505 44.85°F 2 -0.43°F
189602 - 189605 46.97°F 7 1.69°F
189702 - 189705 46.13°F 4 0.85°F
189802 - 189805 46.79°F 6 1.51°F
189902 - 189905 43.41°F 1 -1.87°F
190002 - 190005 46.34°F 5 1.06°F
190102 - 190105 45.28°F 3 0.00°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/