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Summary of Drought for North Carolina

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 7,910,000 people in North Carolina, which is about 62% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - North Carolina

U.S. Drought Monitor - North Carolina
U.S. Drought Monitor - North Carolina
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
11/14/2017
43.18%56.82%13.49%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
11/07/2017
54.00%46.00%13.49%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
8/15/2017
72.19%27.81%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
57.09%42.91%26.90%12.41%1.57%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
64.07%35.93%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
11/15/2016
58.76%41.24%29.76%18.03%12.69%3.71%

Drought Intensities

  •       None: No Drought
  •       D0: Abnormally Dry
  •       D1: Moderate Drought
  •       D2: Severe Drought
  •       D3: Extreme Drought
  •       D4: Exceptional Drought
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