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Drought Conditions for Orange County

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0

people in Orange County are affected by drought

Change of
100%
since last week
Change of
No change
since last month
0%

of people in Orange County are affected by drought

Change of
76%
since last week
Change of
No change
since last month
47th

driest May on record, over the past 130 years

Change of
1.16
Change of
inches from normal
29th

driest year to date over the past 130 years (January-May 2024)

Change of
3.96
Change of
inches from normal
Current Conditions for Orange County

Drought & Dryness Categories
% of Orange County
0
0
0
0
0
0
Percent of Normal Precipitation (%)
100%
Departure from Normal Max Temperature (°F)
0

Recent Precipitation and Temperature Conditions

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

Agriculture in Orange County

U.S. Drought Monitor
U.S. Drought Monitor
U.S. Drought Monitor
U.S. Drought Monitor
U.S. Drought Monitor

Crop Production (Acres) or Livestock Count

A circle with the radius of 20 pixels identifies:
> 500,000
A circle with the radius of 16 pixels identifies:
> 300,000
A circle with the radius of 12 pixels identifies:
> 100,000
A circle with the radius of 8 pixels identifies:
≤ 100,000

1,483
acres of hay in drought (D1–D4) in Orange County (estimated)
859
acres of haylage in drought (D1–D4) in Orange County (estimated)
0
acres of none in drought (D1–D4) in Orange County (estimated)
12,611
number of cattle in drought (D1–D4) in Orange County (estimated)
375
number of hogs in drought (D1–D4) in Orange County (estimated)
Streamflow in Orange County

Streamflow Conditions
Streamflow Conditions
Probability of Below-Normal Precipitation
100%
Probability of Above-Normal Precipitation
100%
Probability of Near-Normal Precipitation
50%

37
percent of streamflow sites that are below normal in {{STATE_NAME_CLEAN}}
9
percent of streamflow sites that are above normal in {{STATE_NAME_CLEAN}}
15
percent area of {{STATE_NAME_CLEAN}} with above normal precipitation probability this month
0
percent area of {{STATE_NAME_CLEAN}} with below normal precipitation probability this month
Public Health in Orange County

Social Vulnerability Index (SVI)
U.S. Drought Monitor
Air Quality
U.S. Drought Monitor

0.67
Social Vulnerability Index Score
No
Heat Warning issued by the National Weather Service
No
Air Quality Warning issued by the National Weather Service
No Wildfire
in {{COUNTY_NAME}}
Future Conditions for Orange County

Quantitative Precipitation Forecast

Predicted Inches of Precipitation
1.75
Predicted Inches of Precipitation
1.75

U.S. Drought Outlooks

Drought Is Predicted To...
Drought Is Predicted To...

Historical Conditions for Orange County

U.S. Drought Monitor

The U.S. Drought Monitor (2000–present) depicts the location and intensity of drought across the country. Every Thursday, authors from NOAA, USDA, and the National Drought Mitigation Center produce a new map based on their assessments of the best available data and input from local observers. The map uses five categories: Abnormally Dry (D0), showing areas that may be going into or are coming out of drought, and four levels of drought (D1–D4). Learn more.