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Summary of Drought for Massachusetts

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 1,357,000 people in Massachusetts, which is about 21% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Massachusetts

U.S. Drought Monitor - Massachusetts
U.S. Drought Monitor - Massachusetts
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
11/14/2017
89.65%10.35%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
11/07/2017
89.65%10.35%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
8/15/2017
85.88%14.12%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
0.70%99.30%98.09%69.13%8.59%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
9.87%90.13%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
11/15/2016
0.70%99.30%98.03%63.43%41.35%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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