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Summary of Drought for Georgia

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 8,581,000 people in Georgia, which is about 71% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Georgia

As of December 12, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Georgia
U.S. Drought Monitor - Georgia
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/12/2017
24.80%75.20%36.72%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
12/05/2017
24.91%75.09%44.68%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
9/12/2017
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
11.31%88.69%73.48%39.33%19.28%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/13/2016
9.09%90.91%83.09%63.26%50.18%27.25%

Drought Intensities

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