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Summary of Drought for Mississippi

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 2,384,000 people in Mississippi, which is about 63% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Mississippi

U.S. Drought Monitor - Mississippi
U.S. Drought Monitor - Mississippi
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
11/14/2017
28.35%71.65%21.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
11/07/2017
40.65%59.35%18.55%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
8/15/2017
97.18%2.82%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
24.42%75.58%55.36%9.04%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
85.41%14.59%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
11/15/2016
0.00%100.00%100.00%83.37%43.72%2.72%

Drought Intensities

  •       None: No Drought
  •       D0: Abnormally Dry
  •       D1: Moderate Drought
  •       D2: Severe Drought
  •       D3: Extreme Drought
  •       D4: Exceptional Drought
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