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 (61.23°F)
1901-1905 Base Period
189503 - 189509 61.29°F 5 0.06°F
189603 - 189609 61.66°F 7 0.43°F
189703 - 189709 61.48°F 6 0.25°F
189803 - 189809 61.80°F 9 0.57°F
189903 - 189909 60.92°F 3 -0.31°F
190003 - 190009 62.29°F 11 1.06°F
190103 - 190109 61.77°F 8 0.54°F
190203 - 190209 61.23°F 4 0.00°F
190303 - 190309 60.50°F 1 -0.73°F
190403 - 190409 60.81°F 2 -0.42°F
190503 - 190509 61.86°F 10 0.63°F

Citing This Page

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