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 (42.41°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189509 - 189602 42.30°F 5 -0.11°F
189609 - 189702 41.71°F 2 -0.70°F
189709 - 189802 43.20°F 7 0.79°F
189809 - 189902 39.87°F 1 -2.54°F
189909 - 190002 43.37°F 8 0.96°F
190009 - 190102 43.16°F 6 0.75°F
190109 - 190202 42.23°F 4 -0.18°F
190209 - 190302 41.83°F 3 -0.58°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/