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Summary of Drought for Colorado

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 482,000 people in Colorado, which is about 9% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Colorado

U.S. Drought Monitor - Colorado
U.S. Drought Monitor - Colorado
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
11/14/2017
71.26%28.74%1.22%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
11/07/2017
71.26%28.74%1.22%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
8/15/2017
85.18%14.82%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
31.88%68.12%37.21%2.88%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
70.54%29.46%3.70%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
11/15/2016
1.60%98.40%35.21%2.15%0.00%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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