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Summary of Drought for North Dakota

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 464,000 people in North Dakota, which is about 69% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - North Dakota

As of September 11, 2018

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

U.S. Drought Monitor - North Dakota
U.S. Drought Monitor - North Dakota
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
9/11/2018
15.05%84.95%42.63%12.73%0.60%0.00%
Last Week
9/04/2018
17.26%82.74%41.69%3.47%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
6/12/2018
18.15%81.85%47.79%7.47%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
7.74%92.26%60.57%4.47%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
9/12/2017
1.97%98.03%92.98%49.03%18.89%0.39%

Drought Intensities

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