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 (40.93°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189512 - 189605 41.84°F 7 0.91°F
189612 - 189705 41.37°F 5 0.44°F
189712 - 189805 41.43°F 6 0.50°F
189812 - 189905 38.66°F 1 -2.27°F
189912 - 190005 41.85°F 8 0.92°F
190012 - 190105 41.21°F 3 0.28°F
190112 - 190205 41.24°F 4 0.31°F
190212 - 190305 40.34°F 2 -0.59°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/