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Nevada Drought Early Warning System

Conditions for the week of December 6-12

Along the southeastern California/Nevada border region, abnormally dry conditions (D0) were extended northwestward into most of southern and central Nye County (NV). For the first time since records began in 1937, Las Vegas reported no measurable rainfall in October and November, and was on its 89th consecutive day without rain as of the writing of this report.

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U.S. Drought Monitor - Nevada DEWS

As of December 12, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Nevada DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - Nevada DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/12/2017
69.08%30.92%3.37%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
12/05/2017
83.18%16.82%3.37%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
9/12/2017
98.70%1.30%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
36.88%63.12%33.64%7.13%0.18%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
98.70%1.30%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/13/2016
29.22%70.78%34.13%7.47%0.26%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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