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Summary of Drought for Nevada

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 2,538,000 people in Nevada, which is about 74% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Nevada

As of December 12, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Nevada
U.S. Drought Monitor - Nevada
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/12/2017
69.08%30.92%3.37%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
12/05/2017
83.18%16.82%3.37%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
9/12/2017
98.70%1.30%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
36.88%63.12%33.64%7.13%0.18%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
98.70%1.30%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/13/2016
29.22%70.78%34.13%7.47%0.26%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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