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Summary of Drought for New Mexico

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 2,090,000 people in New Mexico, which is about 93% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - New Mexico

As of December 12, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - New Mexico
U.S. Drought Monitor - New Mexico
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/12/2017
10.46%89.54%16.23%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
12/05/2017
46.99%53.01%16.23%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
9/12/2017
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
66.20%33.80%4.28%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
85.16%14.84%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/13/2016
46.14%53.86%4.99%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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