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Coastal Carolinas Drought Early Warning System

Conditions for the week of October 10-16

Drought conditions remained the same this week in the Coastal Carolinas except for some bands of heavy rain (1-4 inches) that brought relief from Abnormal Dryness (D0) and Moderate Drought (D1) in southern 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
10/16/2018
83.06%16.94%2.63%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
10/09/2018
82.24%17.76%8.51%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
7/17/2018
91.39%8.61%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
29.12%70.88%0.03%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/02/2018
82.24%17.76%8.51%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
10/17/2017
84.43%15.57%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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