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Pacific Northwest Region Watershed Drought Information

Pacific Northwest Region Current Conditions

Drought & Dryness Categories
% of Pacific Northwest 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 Pacific Northwest 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

4,985,896
acres of wheat (estimated) in drought (D1–D4)
4,365,264
acres of hay (estimated) in drought (D1–D4)
311,012
acres of corn (estimated) in drought (D1–D4)
1,546,727
number of cattle (estimated) in drought (D1–D4)
614,590
number of sheep (estimated) in drought (D1–D4)
Water Supply in Pacific Northwest 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%

31
percent of streamflow sites are below normal
6
percent of streamflow sites are above normal
47
percent of the Pacific Northwest Region has below-normal precipitation probability this month
13
percent of the Pacific Northwest Region has above-normal precipitation probability this month
Soil Moisture in Pacific Northwest Region

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

Historical Conditions for the Pacific Northwest 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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