Figure : california-palmer-drought-severity-index

California Palmer Drought Severity Index

Figure 5.7

Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites - NC
Kenneth E. Kunkel

This figure appears in chapter 5 of the NOAA-led State Summaries 2017 report.

Time series of the Palmer Drought Severity Index from 1000 to 2014. Values for 1895–2014 (red) are based on measured temperature and precipitation. Values prior to 1895 (blue) are estimated from indirect measures such as tree rings. The thick black line is a running 20-year average. The extended record indicates periodic occurrences of extended wet and dry periods. In the modern era, the wet period of the early 1900s and the recent dry period of the 2000s are clearly evident. Source: CICS-NC and NOAA NCEI.

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The time range for this figure is January 01, 1000 (00:00 AM) to December 31, 2013 (00:00 AM).

This figure was created on June 05, 2015.

The spatial range for this figure is 32.5343° to 42.0095° latitude, and -114.1308° to -124.4096° longitude.

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