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Summary of Drought for Texas

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 16,233,000 people in Texas, which is about 65% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Texas

U.S. Drought Monitor - Texas
U.S. Drought Monitor - Texas
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
8/07/2018
21.55%78.45%63.94%45.45%19.43%0.36%
Last Week
7/31/2018
21.82%78.18%59.26%35.93%8.48%0.00%
Three Months Ago
5/08/2018
39.78%60.22%38.80%22.30%12.97%4.61%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
33.37%66.63%33.56%5.94%0.11%0.00%
One Year Ago
8/08/2017
79.97%20.03%4.29%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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