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California-Nevada Drought Early Warning Systems

U.S. Drought Monitor - California Nevada DEWS

As of December 12, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - California Nevada DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - California Nevada DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/12/2017
61.21%38.79%7.21%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
12/05/2017
72.70%27.30%7.21%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
9/12/2017
86.44%13.56%4.85%0.02%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
25.81%74.19%53.63%34.73%22.54%10.77%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
86.44%13.56%4.85%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/13/2016
19.18%80.82%57.03%38.55%25.30%12.38%

Drought Intensities

  •       None: No Drought
  •       D0: Abnormally Dry
  •       D1: Moderate Drought
  •       D2: Severe Drought
  •       D3: Extreme Drought
  •       D4: Exceptional Drought
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