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Coastal Carolinas Drought Early Warning System

Conditions for the week of January 8-14, 2019

Widespread precipitation fell in the Southeast region over the past week. Precipitation amounts ranged from about a half inch to as much as 2-3 inches across most areas that received precipitation. Temperatures were also warmer than normal this week. The warmest areas were parts of South Carolina and North Carolina, where temperatures soared to 9 to 12 degrees above normal in some locations. Due to the widespread rainfall, drought-free conditions continued in South Carolina.

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U.S. Drought Monitor - Coastal Carolinas DEWS

U.S. Drought Monitor - Coastal Carolinas DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - Coastal Carolinas DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
1/14/2020
88.66%11.34%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
1/07/2020
88.66%11.34%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
10/15/2019
70.42%29.58%10.19%6.57%0.26%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
12/31/2019
88.66%11.34%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
1/15/2019
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Drought Intensities

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