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8,332,000 more in abnormally dry areas.
of the state’s population,
45% more in abnormally dry areas.
The U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) is a map that shows the location and intensity of drought across the country. The data is updated each Tuesday and released on Thursday. This map shows the drought conditions on November 13, 2018.Learn more about the US Drought Monitor
Drought in Florida
from 2000 - 2018
The U.S. Drought Monitor started in 2000. Since 2000, the longest duration of drought (D1-D4) in Florida lasted 124 weeks beginning on April 11, 2006 and ending on August 19, 2008. The most intense period of drought occurred the week of February 27, 2001 where D4 affected 39.08% of Florida land.
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