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Summary of Drought for West Virginia

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 216,000 people in West Virginia, which is about 12% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - West Virginia

As of December 12, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - West Virginia
U.S. Drought Monitor - West Virginia
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/12/2017
84.76%15.24%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
12/05/2017
84.77%15.23%0.00%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
85.10%14.90%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
71.87%28.13%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/13/2016
64.97%35.03%1.21%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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