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California Drought Early Warning System

Conditions for the week of Sept. 14-20

Since this is the normally dry and warm time of the year when no real changes are expected to occur, there were no changes made on the map.

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U.S. Drought Monitor - California DEWS

U.S. Drought Monitor - California DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - California DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
9/20/2016
0.00%100.00%83.59%62.27%42.80%21.04%
Last Week
9/13/2016
0.00%100.00%83.59%62.27%42.80%21.04%
Three Months Ago
6/21/2016
0.00%100.00%83.59%59.02%42.80%21.04%
Start of Calendar Year
12/29/2015
0.00%100.00%97.33%87.55%69.07%44.84%
One Year Ago
9/22/2015
0.14%99.86%97.33%92.36%71.08%46.00%

Drought Intensities

  •       None: No Drought
  •       D0: Abnormally Dry
  •       D1: Moderate Drought
  •       D2: Severe Drought
  •       D3: Extreme Drought
  •       D4: Exceptional Drought
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