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651,000 more in abnormally dry areas.
of the state’s population,
11% more in abnormally dry areas.
The U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) is a map that shows the location and intensity of drought across the country. The data is updated each Tuesday and released on Thursday. This map shows the drought conditions on November 06, 2018.Learn more about the US Drought Monitor
Drought in Missouri
from 2000 - 2018
The U.S. Drought Monitor started in 2000. Since 2000, the longest duration of drought (D1-D4) in Missouri lasted 99 weeks beginning on July 2, 2002 and ending on May 18, 2004. The most intense period of drought occurred the week of August 21, 2012 where D4 affected 35.72% of Missouri land.
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