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Summary of Drought for New Mexico

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 2,052,000 people in New Mexico, which is about 100% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - New Mexico

As of September 18, 2018

Author: Jessica Blunden, NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - New Mexico
U.S. Drought Monitor - New Mexico
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
9/18/2018
0.40%99.60%93.27%59.48%31.84%14.54%
Last Week
9/11/2018
1.04%98.96%93.27%59.48%31.84%14.54%
Three Months Ago
6/19/2018
1.36%98.64%96.30%91.26%60.89%18.02%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
7.01%92.99%45.97%4.76%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
9/19/2017
100.00%0.00%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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