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 (46.70°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189508 - 189602 46.49°F 4 -0.21°F
189608 - 189702 46.08°F 3 -0.62°F
189708 - 189802 47.22°F 6 0.52°F
189808 - 189902 44.56°F 1 -2.14°F
189908 - 190002 47.42°F 8 0.72°F
190008 - 190102 47.41°F 7 0.71°F
190108 - 190202 46.65°F 5 -0.05°F
190208 - 190302 46.05°F 2 -0.65°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/