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Summary of Drought for South Carolina

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 2,074,000 people in South Carolina, which is about 41% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - South Carolina

U.S. Drought Monitor - South Carolina
U.S. Drought Monitor - South Carolina
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
11/14/2017
53.95%46.05%8.91%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
11/07/2017
61.15%38.85%8.05%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
8/15/2017
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
27.80%72.20%30.28%19.83%4.12%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
11/15/2016
55.92%44.08%28.61%21.76%16.06%1.14%

Drought Intensities

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