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Drought and Wildfire Products

A suite of climate monitoring products focused on drought and wildfire. 

Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters

Summary of U.S. billion-dollar disaster research, methodology and data sources.

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Climate at a Glance

Comparisons of meteorological local, state, regional, national, and global data in historical perspective to determine trends.

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Crop Moisture Stress Index (CMSI)

The Moisture Stress Index for corn and soybean crops is a measure of the effects of drought and catastrophic wetness on national crop yield and is calculated through the use of a drought index (the Palmer Z Index) and annual average crop productivity values within each U.S. climate division.

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Drought Recovery Tools

Explanation of different tools used to determine drought recovery.

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Drought Termination and Amelioration

Estimations of drought recovery in the Contiguous U.S. based on Palmer drought analysis using varying scenarios.

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Historical Palmer Drought Indices

Create year-over-year animations of various Palmer-type drought analyses.

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Monthly Drought Report

A monthly discussion of U.S. drought status, with narrative and graphics.

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Monthly Wildfires Report

A summary of wildland fires in the U.S. and related weather and climate conditions.

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National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)

The National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) is a multi-agency partnership that coordinates drought monitoring, forecasting, planning, and information at national, tribal, state, and local levels.

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U.S. Climate Extremes Index (CEI)

The U.S. Climate Extremes Index (CEI) quantifies observed climate changes in temperature, precipitation, and drought within the contiguous United States.

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U.S. Wildfires

U.S. Wildfire data and statistics.

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Weekly Divisional Products

Maps of weekly temperature and precipitation anomalies, and short term Palmer drought indices are produced from CPC data.

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Weekly Palmer Drought Indices

Weekly Palmer-type maps beginning in 2005.

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Climate at a Glance

Comparisons of meteorological local, state, regional, national, and global data in historical perspective to determine trends.

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Global Drought Information System (GDIS)

A tool for exploring global drought data and learning more about global drought resources, research, and education.

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National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)

The National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) is a multi-agency partnership that coordinates drought monitoring, forecasting, planning, and information at national, tribal, state, and local levels.

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North American Drought Monitor (NADM)

Maps, narratives, indicators, and data depicting areas of drought and abnormally dry conditions across the North American continent, compiled from national analyses prepared in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

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