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Summary of Drought for New York

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 6,861,000 people in New York, which is about 35% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - New York

As of December 12, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - New York
U.S. Drought Monitor - New York
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/12/2017
84.03%15.97%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
12/05/2017
84.03%15.97%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
9/12/2017
98.16%1.84%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
18.09%81.91%40.21%9.70%0.17%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
69.16%30.84%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/13/2016
8.61%91.39%63.90%11.35%1.86%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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