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Summary of Drought for Mississippi

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 185,000 people in Mississippi, which is about 6% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Mississippi

U.S. Drought Monitor - Mississippi
U.S. Drought Monitor - Mississippi
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
5/15/2018
97.96%2.04%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
5/08/2018
98.60%1.40%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
2/13/2018
58.03%41.97%2.54%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
30.72%69.28%39.60%10.45%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
5/16/2017
78.26%21.74%5.31%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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