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Summary of Drought for Texas

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 9,758,000 people in Texas, which is about 39% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Texas

U.S. Drought Monitor - Texas
U.S. Drought Monitor - Texas
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
5/15/2018
36.32%63.68%43.39%25.33%12.98%4.02%
Last Week
5/08/2018
39.78%60.22%38.80%22.30%12.97%4.61%
Three Months Ago
2/13/2018
10.26%89.74%71.22%37.56%13.07%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
33.37%66.63%33.56%5.94%0.11%0.00%
One Year Ago
5/16/2017
65.58%34.42%6.15%1.20%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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