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Summary of Drought for New Mexico

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 236,000 people in New Mexico, which is about 11% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - New Mexico

U.S. Drought Monitor - New Mexico
U.S. Drought Monitor - New Mexico
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
11/14/2017
78.89%21.11%4.09%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
11/07/2017
78.64%21.36%4.09%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
8/15/2017
98.66%1.34%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
66.20%33.80%4.28%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
85.16%14.84%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
11/15/2016
39.54%60.46%4.92%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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