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 (52.18°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189506 - 189602 51.61°F 3 -0.57°F
189606 - 189702 51.79°F 4 -0.39°F
189706 - 189802 52.45°F 6 0.27°F
189806 - 189902 50.50°F 1 -1.68°F
189906 - 190002 52.63°F 7 0.45°F
190006 - 190102 52.81°F 8 0.63°F
190106 - 190202 52.36°F 5 0.18°F
190206 - 190302 51.38°F 2 -0.80°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/