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 (45.65°F)
1901-1904 Base Period
189502 - 189505 44.85°F 2 -0.80°F
189602 - 189605 46.97°F 10 1.32°F
189702 - 189705 46.13°F 6 0.48°F
189802 - 189805 46.79°F 9 1.14°F
189902 - 189905 43.41°F 1 -2.24°F
190002 - 190005 46.34°F 7 0.69°F
190102 - 190105 45.28°F 4 -0.37°F
190202 - 190205 46.47°F 8 0.82°F
190302 - 190305 45.10°F 3 -0.55°F
190402 - 190405 45.74°F 5 0.09°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/