An official website of the United States government
Here’s how you know
The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.
The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.
National Integrated Drought Information System
Rain in the Southwest: drought improves slightly but continues
Coastal parts of northern New England saw relief from Elsa—but not interior locations or Cape Cod
For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.
Next month’s Southeast Monthly Climate Webinar is on Tuesday, August 10 at 10 a.m. Eastern, with a special presentation on "Heat Risk Tools for the Southeast." Register here for upcoming monthly webinars.
Heat Compounds Drought Impacts as Wildfire Season Starts.
Beneficial rains have been observed across the northern U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
Additional improvements in drought conditions are expected through September.
View this update in Spanish.
Drought Persists Across Portions of the Midwest and Missouri River Basin.