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U.S. Drought Monitor - Southern RCC

As of October 15, 2019

Author: Richard Heim, NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Southern RCC
U.S. Drought Monitor - Southern RCC
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
10/15/2019
44.02%55.98%33.77%15.46%4.90%0.00%
Last Week
10/08/2019
43.84%56.16%32.74%16.67%4.35%0.00%
Three Months Ago
7/16/2019
96.08%3.92%0.84%0.29%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/01/2019
95.65%4.35%0.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/01/2019
36.49%63.51%33.94%13.74%3.20%0.00%
One Year Ago
10/16/2018
91.62%8.38%2.56%0.93%0.27%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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