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Summary of Drought for Kansas

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 1,819,000 people in Kansas, which is about 64% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Kansas

As of September 11, 2018

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

U.S. Drought Monitor - Kansas
U.S. Drought Monitor - Kansas
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
9/11/2018
79.28%20.72%14.31%8.70%4.07%0.38%
Last Week
9/04/2018
65.29%34.71%18.52%11.78%4.92%0.60%
Three Months Ago
6/12/2018
20.40%79.60%66.48%33.63%12.65%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
0.00%100.00%32.70%8.75%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
9/12/2017
46.12%53.88%17.20%0.65%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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