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Summary of Drought for Louisiana

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 3,385,000 people in Louisiana, which is about 75% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Louisiana

U.S. Drought Monitor - Louisiana
U.S. Drought Monitor - Louisiana
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
8/07/2018
21.02%78.98%25.72%12.30%3.68%0.00%
Last Week
7/31/2018
17.40%82.60%24.61%11.10%4.32%0.00%
Three Months Ago
5/08/2018
97.03%2.97%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
37.47%62.53%51.50%33.35%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
8/08/2017
99.64%0.36%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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