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Summary of Drought for Nevada

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 2,423,000 people in Nevada, which is about 90% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Nevada

As of September 11, 2018

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

U.S. Drought Monitor - Nevada
U.S. Drought Monitor - Nevada
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
9/11/2018
5.54%94.46%47.76%1.38%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
9/04/2018
5.57%94.43%47.76%1.38%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
6/12/2018
15.72%84.28%31.90%0.30%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
68.23%31.77%3.41%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
9/12/2017
98.70%1.30%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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