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 (38.86°F)
1901-1902 Base Period
189510 - 189603 37.71°F 3 -1.15°F
189610 - 189703 37.69°F 2 -1.17°F
189710 - 189803 38.98°F 5 0.12°F
189810 - 189903 35.23°F 1 -3.63°F
189910 - 190003 39.44°F 7 0.58°F
190010 - 190103 39.09°F 6 0.23°F
190110 - 190203 38.62°F 4 -0.24°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/