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 (44.55°F)
1901-1904 Base Period
189512 - 189606 45.85°F 8 1.30°F
189612 - 189706 45.19°F 6 0.64°F
189712 - 189806 45.41°F 7 0.86°F
189812 - 189906 42.95°F 1 -1.60°F
189912 - 190006 45.91°F 9 1.36°F
190012 - 190106 45.10°F 5 0.55°F
190112 - 190206 45.07°F 4 0.52°F
190212 - 190306 43.99°F 2 -0.56°F
190312 - 190406 44.04°F 3 -0.51°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/