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U.S. Drought Monitor - Southern RCC

As of December 1, 2020

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
12/01/2020
33.23%66.77%45.58%23.04%12.55%6.58%
Last Week
11/24/2020
30.25%69.75%47.91%23.13%11.08%4.82%
Three Months Ago
9/01/2020
57.48%42.52%30.58%18.19%6.83%0.50%
Start of Calendar Year
12/31/2019
63.30%36.70%20.62%5.16%0.37%0.00%
Start of Water Year
9/29/2020
71.83%28.17%18.56%12.16%6.27%1.66%
One Year Ago
12/03/2019
63.25%36.75%19.09%4.74%0.34%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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