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Rio Grande Region Watershed Drought Information

Rio Grande Region Current Conditions

Drought & Dryness Categories
% of Rio Grande Region
0
0
0
0
0
0
Percent of Normal Precipitation (%)
100%
Departure from Normal Max Temperature (°F)
0

Recent Precipitation & 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 Rio Grande Region

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

651,842
acres of hay (estimated) in drought (D1–D4)
318,888
acres of sorghum (estimated) in drought (D1–D4)
215,344
acres of cotton (estimated) in drought (D1–D4)
628,426
number of cattle (estimated) in drought (D1–D4)
272,059
number of sheep (estimated) in drought (D1–D4)
Water Supply in Rio Grande Region

Streamflow Conditions
Streamflow Conditions
Predicted Inches of Precipitation
1.75
Probability of Below-Normal Precipitation
100%
Probability of Above-Normal Precipitation
100%
Probability of Near-Normal Precipitation
50%

17
percent of streamflow sites are below normal
16
percent of streamflow sites are above normal
85
percent of the Rio Grande Region has below-normal precipitation probability this month
0
percent of the Rio Grande Region has above-normal precipitation probability this month
Soil Moisture in Rio Grande Region

20 cm Soil Moisture Percentile
70
100
0–100 cm Soil Moisture Percentile
70
100

Historical Conditions for the Rio Grande Region

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.

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