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Summary of Drought for Texas

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 14,879,000 people in Texas, which is about 59% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Texas

As of September 11, 2018

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

U.S. Drought Monitor - Texas
U.S. Drought Monitor - Texas
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
9/11/2018
32.07%67.93%31.13%9.81%2.43%0.10%
Last Week
9/04/2018
19.92%80.08%64.28%27.09%5.51%0.12%
Three Months Ago
6/12/2018
24.52%75.48%49.81%25.03%9.74%2.43%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
33.37%66.63%33.56%5.94%0.11%0.00%
One Year Ago
9/12/2017
92.45%7.55%1.52%0.04%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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