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 (44.97°F)
1901-1904 Base Period
189509 - 189605 45.18°F 5 0.21°F
189609 - 189705 44.60°F 3 -0.37°F
189709 - 189805 45.67°F 8 0.70°F
189809 - 189905 43.04°F 1 -1.93°F
189909 - 190005 46.09°F 9 1.12°F
190009 - 190105 45.59°F 7 0.62°F
190109 - 190205 45.31°F 6 0.34°F
190209 - 190305 44.77°F 4 -0.20°F
190309 - 190405 44.21°F 2 -0.76°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/