You are here

U.S. Drought Monitor - Western RCC

As of October 15, 2019

Author: Richard Heim, NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Western RCC
U.S. Drought Monitor - Western RCC
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
10/15/2019
64.37%35.63%16.07%6.27%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
10/08/2019
69.63%30.37%16.07%5.31%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
7/16/2019
85.38%14.62%6.01%1.26%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/01/2019
28.03%71.97%53.25%27.22%8.35%2.88%
Start of Water Year
10/01/2019
68.40%31.60%16.32%3.16%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
10/16/2018
21.04%78.96%56.09%33.16%12.40%3.42%

Drought Intensities

  •       None: No Drought
  •       D0: Abnormally Dry
  •       D1: Moderate Drought
  •       D2: Severe Drought
  •       D3: Extreme Drought
  •       D4: Exceptional Drought
Logos for USDA, NDMC, DOC, and NOAA
Download the following pie chart as an Image
Showing Data will replace the pie chart below with a data table.
Pie chart describing current drought for this location.