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U.S. Drought Monitor - Midwest RCC

As of October 15, 2019

Author: Richard Heim, NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Midwest RCC
U.S. Drought Monitor - Midwest RCC
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
10/15/2019
77.92%22.08%10.42%1.83%0.33%0.00%
Last Week
10/08/2019
76.30%23.70%10.50%1.48%0.09%0.00%
Three Months Ago
7/16/2019
97.82%2.18%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/01/2019
99.27%0.73%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/01/2019
74.06%25.94%11.99%5.07%0.32%0.00%
One Year Ago
10/16/2018
93.44%6.56%0.43%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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