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Summary of Drought for Louisiana

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 5,120,000 people in Louisiana, which is about 55% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Louisiana

As of December 12, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Louisiana
U.S. Drought Monitor - Louisiana
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/12/2017
33.86%66.14%51.69%30.29%7.07%0.00%
Last Week
12/05/2017
19.53%80.47%51.69%26.73%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
58.63%41.37%15.85%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
79.74%20.26%2.79%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/13/2016
1.40%98.60%50.38%6.01%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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