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Summary of Drought for Texas

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 33,786,000 people in Texas, which is about 79% 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
12/05/2017
27.60%72.40%37.06%10.82%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
11/28/2017
40.02%59.98%20.23%3.25%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
9/05/2017
94.84%5.16%0.79%0.04%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
81.50%18.50%6.29%1.97%0.04%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
86.76%13.24%2.20%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/06/2016
81.90%18.10%4.87%0.65%0.03%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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