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 (46.30°F)
1901-1902 Base Period
189508 - 189603 45.43°F 3 -0.87°F
189608 - 189703 45.17°F 2 -1.13°F
189708 - 189803 46.45°F 5 0.15°F
189808 - 189903 43.70°F 1 -2.60°F
189908 - 190003 46.65°F 7 0.35°F
190008 - 190103 46.57°F 6 0.27°F
190108 - 190203 46.02°F 4 -0.28°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/