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U.S. Drought Monitor - Western RCC

As of September 18, 2018

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
9/18/2018
14.94%85.06%60.18%37.67%17.19%3.95%
Last Week
9/11/2018
15.84%84.16%59.11%37.22%16.36%3.69%
Three Months Ago
6/19/2018
33.21%66.79%44.55%31.70%18.67%4.33%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
48.76%51.24%29.03%8.60%1.52%0.00%
One Year Ago
9/19/2017
53.90%46.10%21.50%8.90%5.30%2.17%

Drought Intensities

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