NOAA Monthly Drought Outlook – December Dec 2, 2019

🕔Dec 2, 2019During the past month, widespread above normal rainfall and below normal temperatures across much of the eastern CONUS helped to improve or remove short-term drought over this region. Drought conditions […]

NOAA Drought Outlook Seasonal – Dec., Jan., Feb. Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019A favorable time of year for soil moisture recharge throughout the outlook period support drought improvement and removal along and east of the Mississippi River. Improvement and removal are also […]

NOAA Monthly Drought Outlook – November Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019A three-pronged drought scenario continued across the contiguous U.S. during the past month, with drought conditions expanding across the Four Corners states following a lackluster Monsoon, short term drought continuing […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Nov., Dec., Jan. Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019Rapid onset and intensification of drought occurred across the Southeast, mid-Atlantic, and Ohio to Tennessee Valleys since late August. This “flash drought” was a result of sparse rainfall coupled with […]

NOAA Drought Outlook Monthly – Oct. Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019Rapid drought development and intensification occurred this past month across much of the Southeast, central to southern Appalachians, and the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. This “flash drought” was a result […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Oct., Nov., Dec. Sep 19, 2019

🕔Sep 19, 2019A hot end to the summer along with a generally suppressed convective regime resulted in numerous areas of drought development across the southern Plains, Midwest and Southeast, while spotty convection […]

U.S. Drought Outlook Monthly – Sept. Sep 9, 2019

🕔Sep 9, 2019The Monthly Drought Outlook for September 2019 is based on official temperature and precipitation outlooks from WPC and CPC (including CPC’s updated temperature and precipitation outlooks for September), current soil […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Sept., Oct., Nov. Aug 15, 2019

🕔Aug 15, 2019El Niño has transitioned to ENSO-neutral, and ENSO-neutral conditions are most likely to continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter 2019-20 (50-55% chance). Drought coverage remains very low across the contiguous […]

NOAA Monthly Drought Outlook – August Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019Drought (D1 or drier) continued to remain at historically low levels (3.04%) across the lower 48 States as of July 23, slightly less than a month ago (3.30% on June […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Aug., Sept., Oct. Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019A transition from El Niño to ENSO-neutral is expected in the next month or two, with ENSO-neutral most likely to continue through Northern Hemisphere fall and winter. As of July […]

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