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 (38.15°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189510 - 189602 37.65°F 4 -0.50°F
189610 - 189702 37.47°F 2 -0.68°F
189710 - 189802 38.56°F 6 0.41°F
189810 - 189902 34.75°F 1 -3.40°F
189910 - 190002 39.08°F 8 0.93°F
190010 - 190102 38.77°F 7 0.62°F
190110 - 190202 38.03°F 5 -0.12°F
190210 - 190302 37.64°F 3 -0.51°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/