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Summary of Drought for Texas

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 32,950,000 people in Texas, which is about 63% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Texas

As of December 12, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Texas
U.S. Drought Monitor - Texas
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/12/2017
28.56%71.44%26.17%11.74%0.76%0.00%
Last Week
12/05/2017
27.60%72.40%37.06%10.82%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
9/12/2017
92.45%7.55%1.52%0.04%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
81.50%18.50%6.29%1.97%0.04%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
86.76%13.24%2.20%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/13/2016
80.86%19.14%7.36%1.94%0.04%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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