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Summary of Drought for Minnesota

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 1,676,000 people in Minnesota, which is about 32% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Minnesota

U.S. Drought Monitor - Minnesota
U.S. Drought Monitor - Minnesota
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
5/15/2018
46.54%53.46%6.47%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
5/08/2018
60.67%39.33%1.37%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
2/13/2018
74.31%25.69%4.41%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
87.26%12.74%1.37%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
5/16/2017
99.49%0.51%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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