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 (49.97°F)
1901-1906 Base Period
189502 - 189506 49.44°F 3 -0.53°F
189602 - 189606 51.55°F 12 1.58°F
189702 - 189706 50.52°F 8 0.55°F
189802 - 189806 51.29°F 11 1.32°F
189902 - 189906 48.46°F 1 -1.51°F
190002 - 190006 51.13°F 10 1.16°F
190102 - 190106 49.91°F 5 -0.06°F
190202 - 190206 50.78°F 9 0.81°F
190302 - 190306 49.26°F 2 -0.71°F
190402 - 190406 50.04°F 7 0.07°F
190502 - 190506 49.94°F 6 -0.03°F
190602 - 190606 49.88°F 4 -0.09°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/