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 (42.91°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189510 - 189605 42.63°F 4 -0.28°F
189610 - 189705 42.31°F 2 -0.60°F
189710 - 189805 43.08°F 6 0.17°F
189810 - 189905 40.23°F 1 -2.68°F
189910 - 190005 43.75°F 8 0.84°F
190010 - 190105 43.14°F 7 0.23°F
190110 - 190205 43.07°F 5 0.16°F
190210 - 190305 42.52°F 3 -0.39°F

Citing This Page

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