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Summary of Drought for Washington

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 421,000 people in Washington, which is about 6% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - Washington

U.S. Drought Monitor - Washington
U.S. Drought Monitor - Washington
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
11/14/2017
78.99%21.01%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
11/07/2017
57.82%42.18%7.22%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
8/15/2017
14.75%85.25%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
4.97%95.03%63.66%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
11/15/2016
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%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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