You are here
62,000 more in abnormally dry areas.
of the state’s population,
1% 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 August 13, 2019.Learn more about the US Drought Monitor
Drought in Maryland
from 2000 - 2019
The U.S. Drought Monitor started in 2000. Since 2000, the longest duration of drought (D1-D4) in Maryland lasted 48 weeks beginning on June 07, 2016 and ending on May 2, 2017. The most intense period of drought occurred the week of October 4, 2016 where D4 affected 52.13% of Maryland land.
Image JSON XML CSV