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Summary of Drought for North Carolina

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 1,457,000 people in North Carolina, which is about 15% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - North Carolina

As of September 11, 2018

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

U.S. Drought Monitor - North Carolina
U.S. Drought Monitor - North Carolina
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
9/11/2018
89.57%10.43%0.88%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
9/04/2018
89.57%10.43%0.88%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
6/12/2018
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
15.67%84.33%35.34%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
9/12/2017
88.36%11.64%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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