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Summary of Drought for Illinois

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 2,055,000 people in Illinois, which is about 13% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Illinois

As of December 12, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Illinois
U.S. Drought Monitor - Illinois
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/12/2017
64.63%35.37%4.06%1.18%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
12/05/2017
72.34%27.66%4.06%1.18%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
9/12/2017
9.38%90.62%6.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
65.10%34.90%6.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
6.43%93.57%13.27%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/13/2016
59.75%40.25%1.33%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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