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Data Release

NOAA historical drought index data sets revised through June 2023

The Historical Palmer Drought Indices data sets on the GCE Data Portal have been updated through June 2023. These data sets include monthly calculations of the Palmer Drought Severity Index, Palmer Hydrological Drought Index, Palmer Modified Drought Index and Palmer Z-index for Georgia Region 9 (coastal counties and Sapelo Island) from January 1895 though June 2023.

More information about these indices as well as links to the original NOAA maps and data pages as well as processed data sets covering the entire USA are available from the GCE Data Portal here.

(Contact Wade Sheldon for additional information)

submitted Jul 24, 2023


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.