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 (40.74°F)
1901-1904 Base Period
189512 - 189605 41.84°F 8 1.10°F
189612 - 189705 41.37°F 6 0.63°F
189712 - 189805 41.43°F 7 0.69°F
189812 - 189905 38.66°F 1 -2.08°F
189912 - 190005 41.85°F 9 1.11°F
190012 - 190105 41.21°F 4 0.47°F
190112 - 190205 41.24°F 5 0.50°F
190212 - 190305 40.34°F 3 -0.40°F
190312 - 190405 40.17°F 2 -0.57°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/