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National Drought Status

Week of
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States and Territories Experiencing Severe (D2) to Exceptional (D4) Drought:
Current Conditons

This week brought improvements in Kansas and New Mexico, two states that still have large areas of drought. The Midwest is now drought-free. Drought expanded in Texas and central/northern Florida, but Florida can expect heavy rainfall this week. As of June 11, 2024, 9.84% of the U.S. and Puerto Rico and 11.77% of the lower 48 states are in drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

 

U.S. Drought Monitor

U.S. Drought Monitor
Drought Change Since Last Week

Precipitation Conditions

Inches of Precipitation
Percent of Normal Precipitation (%)
100%
Percent of Normal Precipitation (%)
100%

Temperature Conditions

Maximum Temperature (°F)
60
Departure from Normal Max Temperature (°F)
0
Departure from Normal Max Temperature (°F)
0

Soil Moisture Conditions

0–100 cm Soil Moisture Percentile
70
100
20 cm Soil Moisture Percentile
70
100
Root Zone Soil Moisture: Wetness Percentile
70
100

9.84%

of the U.S. is in drought this week.

46.1 Million

acres of crops in U.S. are experiencing drought conditions this week.

22.1 Million

people in the U.S. are affected by drought this week.

16

U.S. states are experiencing Moderate Drought (D1) or worse this week.