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 (45.33°F)
1901-1906 Base Period
189510 - 189606 45.66°F 7 0.33°F
189610 - 189706 45.17°F 5 -0.16°F
189710 - 189806 45.99°F 10 0.66°F
189810 - 189906 43.39°F 1 -1.94°F
189910 - 190006 46.70°F 11 1.37°F
190010 - 190106 45.95°F 9 0.62°F
190110 - 190206 45.84°F 8 0.51°F
190210 - 190306 45.12°F 4 -0.21°F
190310 - 190406 44.72°F 2 -0.61°F
190410 - 190506 45.10°F 3 -0.23°F
190510 - 190606 45.24°F 6 -0.09°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/