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234,000 more in abnormally dry areas.
of the state’s population,
6% more in abnormally dry areas.
The U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) is a map that shows the location and intensity of drought across the country. The data is updated each Tuesday and released on Thursday. This map shows the drought conditions on November 13, 2018.Learn more about the US Drought Monitor
Drought in Oklahoma
from 2000 - 2018
The U.S. Drought Monitor started in 2000. Since 2000, the longest duration of drought (D1-D4) in Oklahoma lasted 239 weeks beginning on November 2, 2010 and ending on May 26, 2015. The most intense period of drought occurred the week of October 4, 2011 where D4 affected 69.82% of Oklahoma land.
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