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 (57.29°F)
1901-1905 Base Period
189502 - 189509 56.96°F 3 -0.33°F
189602 - 189609 58.33°F 9 1.04°F
189702 - 189709 57.97°F 8 0.68°F
189802 - 189809 58.50°F 11 1.21°F
189902 - 189909 56.49°F 1 -0.80°F
190002 - 190009 58.35°F 10 1.06°F
190102 - 190109 57.78°F 7 0.49°F
190202 - 190209 57.51°F 6 0.22°F
190302 - 190309 56.49°F 1 -0.80°F
190402 - 190409 57.15°F 4 -0.14°F
190502 - 190509 57.50°F 5 0.21°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/