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Summary of Drought for Louisiana

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 2,009,000 people in Louisiana, which is about 25% 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
11/14/2017
55.06%44.94%21.90%3.77%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
11/07/2017
72.42%27.58%9.80%2.47%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
8/15/2017
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
58.63%41.37%15.85%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
79.74%20.26%2.79%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
11/15/2016
0.00%100.00%80.99%36.79%4.59%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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