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 (44.20°F)
1901-1904 Base Period
189511 - 189606 45.01°F 8 0.81°F
189611 - 189706 44.33°F 4 0.13°F
189711 - 189806 44.85°F 7 0.65°F
189811 - 189906 42.38°F 1 -1.82°F
189911 - 190006 45.79°F 9 1.59°F
190011 - 190106 44.65°F 6 0.45°F
190111 - 190206 44.64°F 5 0.44°F
190211 - 190306 43.95°F 3 -0.25°F
190311 - 190406 43.57°F 2 -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 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/