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 (42.66°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189501 - 189505 41.22°F 2 -1.44°F
189601 - 189605 43.87°F 8 1.21°F
189701 - 189705 42.54°F 4 -0.12°F
189801 - 189805 43.56°F 7 0.90°F
189901 - 189905 40.66°F 1 -2.00°F
190001 - 190005 43.90°F 9 1.24°F
190101 - 190105 42.55°F 5 -0.11°F
190201 - 190205 43.19°F 6 0.53°F
190301 - 190305 42.25°F 3 -0.41°F

Citing This Page

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