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U.S. Drought Monitor - Western RCC

As of August 15, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Western RCC
U.S. Drought Monitor - Western RCC
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
8/15/2017
64.18%35.82%11.68%5.86%3.11%1.47%
Last Week
8/08/2017
64.09%35.91%10.36%5.68%3.11%1.47%
Three Months Ago
5/16/2017
86.06%13.94%4.49%0.16%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
54.19%45.81%21.51%8.53%5.11%2.44%
One Year Ago
8/16/2016
24.80%75.20%33.54%13.10%6.12%2.81%

Drought Intensities

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