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374,000 more in abnormally dry areas.
of the state’s population,
27% 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 December 11, 2018.Learn more about the US Drought Monitor
Drought in Hawaii
from 2000 - 2018
The U.S. Drought Monitor started in 2000. Since 2000, the longest duration of drought (D1-D4) in Hawaii lasted 388 weeks beginning on April 22, 2008 and ending on September 22, 2015. The most intense period of drought occurred the week of March 9, 2010 where D4 affected 6.46% of Hawaii land.
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