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U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 9, 2018

October 11, 2018
According to the October 9 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 22.3% of the United States.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in September 2018

October 9, 2018
During September 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 67.8°F, 2.9°F above the 20th century average.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 2, 2018

October 4, 2018
According to the October 2 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 24.6% of the United States.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for September 25, 2018

September 28, 2018
According to the September 25 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 25.1% of the United States.

September 2018 Regional Climate Impacts and Outlooks

September 25, 2018
The September 2018 three-month summaries of climate impacts and outlooks are available for 10 regions and subregions of the United States.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 28, 2017

September 21, 2018
According to the March 28 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 14.2% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 21, 2017

September 21, 2018
According to the March 21 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 16.0% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 20, 2017

September 21, 2018
According to the June 20 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 7.0% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for September 18, 2018

September 20, 2018
According to the September 18 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 26.2% of the United States.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for September 11, 2018

September 13, 2018
According to the September 11 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 25.8% of the United States.