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How to calculate spi(Standardized Precipitation Index)?

The Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) is a tool which was developed primarily for defining and monitoring drought. It allows an analyst to determine the rarity of a drought at a given time scale (temporal resolution) of interest for any rainfall station with historic data.Reference

If you want to calculate SPI in yearly, monthly, or moving average 3-month, 6-month, 9-month, 12-month, 18-month, 24-month, 36-month: you can use 'MDM' (Meteorological Drought Monitoring). This is free tool

If you want to calculate SPI in yearly, monthly, seasonally, or moving average 3-month, 6-month, 9-month, 12-month, 18-month, 24-month, 36-month and You want to calculate severity: you can use 'RDIT' (Rain-based Drought Indices Tool)

If you want to do complete monitoring and prediction of drought by SPI or any indices you can use DMAP (Drought Monitoring And Prediction)

However, you can calculate SPI in excel by using this excel file: Calculation of SPI in excel

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