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157,000 more in abnormally dry areas.
of the state’s population,
25% 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 October 15, 2019.Learn more about the US Drought Monitor
Drought in Vermont
from 2000 - 2019
The U.S. Drought Monitor started in 2000. Since 2000, the longest duration of drought (D1-D4) in Vermont lasted 45 weeks beginning on June 21, 2016 and ending on April 25, 2017. The most intense period of drought occurred the week of October 18, 2016 where D2 affected 29.15% of Vermont land.
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