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Summary of Drought for Arkansas

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 543,000 people in Arkansas, which is about 19% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Arkansas

U.S. Drought Monitor - Arkansas
U.S. Drought Monitor - Arkansas
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
10/09/2018
87.46%12.54%2.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
10/02/2018
93.42%6.58%2.54%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
7/10/2018
18.68%81.32%46.13%2.19%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
8.22%91.78%71.27%32.01%2.37%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/02/2018
93.42%6.58%2.54%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
10/10/2017
32.06%67.94%29.75%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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