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Summary of Drought for Colorado

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 3,926,000 people in Colorado, which is about 78% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Colorado

As of September 11, 2018

Author: David Miskus, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC

U.S. Drought Monitor - Colorado
U.S. Drought Monitor - Colorado
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
9/11/2018
19.99%80.01%71.39%63.93%44.29%9.72%
Last Week
9/04/2018
19.99%80.01%71.39%63.93%44.30%9.72%
Three Months Ago
6/12/2018
20.33%79.67%67.52%51.18%35.21%7.79%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
6.57%93.43%33.53%7.27%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
9/12/2017
64.81%35.19%3.72%0.00%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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