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Droughts

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for August 21, 2018

August 23, 2018
According to the August 21 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 29.8% of the United States.

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August 23, 2018
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U.S. Drought Monitor Update for August 14, 2018

August 16, 2018
According to the August 14 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 30.7% of the United States.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for August 7, 2018

August 9, 2018
According to the August 7 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 30.2% of the United States.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for August 15, 2017

September 21, 2018
According to the August 15 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 11.3% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for September 5, 2017

September 21, 2018
According to the September 5 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 13.5% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for September 19, 2017

September 21, 2018
According to the September 19 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 15.5% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 3, 2017

September 21, 2018
According to the October 3 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 14.4% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 31, 2017

September 21, 2018
According to the October 31 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 12.0% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 7, 2017

September 21, 2018
According to the November 7 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 12.0% of the contiguous U.S.