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 (35.45°F)
1901-1902 Base Period
189511 - 189603 35.08°F 3 -0.37°F
189611 - 189703 34.84°F 2 -0.61°F
189711 - 189803 35.75°F 6 0.30°F
189811 - 189903 31.97°F 1 -3.48°F
189911 - 190003 36.54°F 7 1.09°F
190011 - 190103 35.64°F 5 0.19°F
190111 - 190203 35.25°F 4 -0.20°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/