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Summary of Drought for Minnesota

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 345,000 people in Minnesota, which is about 6% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Minnesota

As of September 11, 2018

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

U.S. Drought Monitor - Minnesota
U.S. Drought Monitor - Minnesota
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
9/11/2018
67.05%32.95%8.31%0.27%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
9/04/2018
72.94%27.06%6.79%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
6/12/2018
57.26%42.74%0.76%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
9/12/2017
72.49%27.51%21.39%2.32%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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