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Summary of Drought for Virginia

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 3,637,000 people in Virginia, which is about 45% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Virginia

U.S. Drought Monitor - Virginia
U.S. Drought Monitor - Virginia
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
11/14/2017
66.17%33.83%3.76%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
11/07/2017
66.17%33.83%3.76%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
8/15/2017
77.68%22.32%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
29.15%70.85%15.39%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
57.65%42.35%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
11/15/2016
33.07%66.93%22.34%1.30%0.10%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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