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Summary of Drought for Iowa

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 822,000 people in Iowa, which is about 27% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Iowa

U.S. Drought Monitor - Iowa
U.S. Drought Monitor - Iowa
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
5/15/2018
69.29%30.71%10.85%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
5/08/2018
60.54%39.46%12.64%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
2/13/2018
54.79%45.21%15.16%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
28.96%71.04%8.13%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
5/16/2017
100.00%0.00%0.00%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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