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 (41.25°F)
1901-1901 Base Period
189511 - 189605 41.46°F 5 0.21°F
189611 - 189705 40.94°F 2 -0.31°F
189711 - 189805 41.36°F 4 0.11°F
189811 - 189905 38.63°F 1 -2.62°F
189911 - 190005 42.29°F 6 1.04°F
190011 - 190105 41.25°F 3 0.00°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/