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 (45.60°F)
1901-1905 Base Period
189502 - 189505 44.85°F 2 -0.75°F
189602 - 189605 46.97°F 11 1.37°F
189702 - 189705 46.13°F 7 0.53°F
189802 - 189805 46.79°F 10 1.19°F
189902 - 189905 43.41°F 1 -2.19°F
190002 - 190005 46.34°F 8 0.74°F
190102 - 190105 45.28°F 4 -0.32°F
190202 - 190205 46.47°F 9 0.87°F
190302 - 190305 45.10°F 3 -0.50°F
190402 - 190405 45.74°F 6 0.14°F
190502 - 190505 45.42°F 5 -0.18°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/