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California-Nevada Drought Early Warning Systems

U.S. Drought Monitor - California Nevada DEWS

As of August 15, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - California Nevada DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - California Nevada DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
8/15/2017
86.42%13.58%4.85%0.02%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
8/08/2017
81.36%18.64%4.85%0.62%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
5/16/2017
83.61%16.39%4.85%0.62%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
25.81%74.19%53.63%34.73%22.54%10.77%
One Year Ago
8/16/2016
13.48%86.52%63.29%43.65%25.30%12.38%

Drought Intensities

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