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Summary of Drought for Nebraska

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 1,794,000 people in Nebraska, which is about 98% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Nebraska

As of December 12, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Nebraska
U.S. Drought Monitor - Nebraska
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/12/2017
16.72%83.28%2.03%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
12/05/2017
38.28%61.72%2.03%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
9/12/2017
58.56%41.44%7.08%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
48.25%51.75%13.43%0.16%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
85.12%14.88%3.91%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/13/2016
48.04%51.96%13.43%0.16%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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