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Summary of Drought for Montana

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 988,000 people in Montana, which is about 61% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Montana

U.S. Drought Monitor - Montana
U.S. Drought Monitor - Montana
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
11/14/2017
24.30%75.70%57.82%30.20%12.27%0.00%
Last Week
11/07/2017
24.30%75.70%57.82%30.20%12.27%0.00%
Three Months Ago
8/15/2017
2.77%97.23%69.79%46.57%25.11%11.87%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
74.25%25.75%4.87%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
9.59%90.41%76.49%65.77%23.40%10.19%
One Year Ago
11/15/2016
83.63%16.37%4.96%0.34%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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