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DROUGHT STATUS UPDATE ARCHIVE

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About Drought Status Updates: NIDIS and partners issue drought status updates to communicate a potential area of concern for drought expansion and/or development, based on recent conditions and the upcoming forecast.
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July 29, 2022

Severe drought (D2) coverage expanded in southern New England—a trend that may continue.

For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.

July 15, 2022

Drought intensifies and expands as streamflow declines and crops are stressed.

For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.

July 1, 2022

Moderate drought (D1) expands in southern New England and Maine, with a significant expansion of abnormally dry (D0) conditions in New York and New England.

For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.

June 17, 2022

Recent seasonable temperatures and some rain held drought in check for most of the region except for a small area in central Maine.

For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.

June 3, 2022

While rain provided relief to parts of Maine, drought intensified in southeast New England.

For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.

May 20, 2022

The pre-drought footprint expands, raising awareness of the possible return of drought conditions.

For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.