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Summary of Drought for North Dakota

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 587,000 people in North Dakota, which is about 60% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - North Dakota

U.S. Drought Monitor - North Dakota
U.S. Drought Monitor - North Dakota
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
11/14/2017
18.30%81.70%36.83%3.15%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
11/07/2017
18.30%81.70%36.83%3.15%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
8/15/2017
0.41%99.59%81.99%62.90%43.84%5.10%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
93.87%6.13%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
28.02%71.98%59.79%18.90%1.81%0.00%
One Year Ago
11/15/2016
93.77%6.23%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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