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Summary of Drought for Maine

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 325,000 people in Maine, which is about 24% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Maine

As of December 12, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Maine
U.S. Drought Monitor - Maine
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/12/2017
92.38%7.62%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
12/05/2017
92.38%7.62%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
9/12/2017
57.81%42.19%24.62%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
23.74%76.26%62.91%0.57%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
12.94%87.06%24.62%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/13/2016
21.21%78.79%67.66%36.51%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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