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Summary of Drought for Arkansas

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 9,441,000 people in Arkansas, which is about 100% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Arkansas

As of December 12, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Arkansas
U.S. Drought Monitor - Arkansas
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/12/2017
0.00%100.00%97.45%86.65%42.40%0.00%
Last Week
12/05/2017
1.39%98.61%92.09%72.00%26.13%0.00%
Three Months Ago
9/12/2017
94.76%5.24%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
27.05%72.95%39.03%7.99%2.02%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
32.06%67.94%29.13%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/13/2016
0.00%100.00%87.30%4.09%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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