NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – April, May, June

🕔Mar 22, 2019Drought coverage continued to decrease across the West through mid-March as frequent precipitation with high-elevation snow fell from California east to the central and southern Rockies. California became drought-free for […]

NOAA Monthly Drought Outlook – March

🕔Mar 1, 2019Widespread rain and mountain snowfall from a series of atmospheric river events resulted in substantial drought reduction during February across California, the Great Basin, the Four Corners, and parts of […]

NOAA Monthly Drought Outlook – February

🕔Feb 1, 2019During the past 30-days, widespread drought improvement was depicted by the Drought Monitor across much of the Southwest, in parts of the Northwest, south-central and northern Plains, and northern New […]

Seasonal Drought Outlook – Feb., March, April

🕔Jan 18, 2019Near- to above-normal precipitation during the past 30 days once again prevailed across the eastern half of the Nation, leaving only moderate drought in southeastern Florida, northern North Dakota, and […]

Monthly Drought Outlook – January

🕔Jan 7, 2019During the past 30-days, patches of drought improvement were depicted by the Drought Monitor in parts of the Pacific Coast States, northern Four Corners region, Great Plains, and upper South […]

Seasonal Drought Outlook – Jan., Feb., March

🕔Dec 20, 2018Near- to above-normal precipitation again prevailed from the High Plains to the East Coast, leaving the eastern and central parts of the Nation nearly drought-free. Here, moderate drought is restricted […]

U.S. Drought Outlook Monthly – December

🕔Nov 30, 2018During the past 30-days, western Washington, far southern portions of Arizona, parts of the Rockies, northern Plains, Missouri, northern New York and New England, and parts of the Southeast have […]

Seasonal Drought Outlook – Dec., Jan., Feb.

🕔Nov 16, 2018Heavy precipitation during the past 30-days resulted in significant drought reduction from the Rocky Mountain states eastward to the Atlantic Coast, western Washington state, the southern Intermountain region, and a […]

U.S. Drought Outlook Monthly – November

🕔Oct 31, 2018Heavy to excessive rainfall resulted in a decrease in drought coverage across the central and southern Great Plains, parts of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic (associated with Hurricane Michael) during October. […]

Seasonal Drought Outlook – Nov., Dec., Jan.

🕔Oct 18, 2018Heavy rainfall during the past month resulted in major drought reduction throughout the Mississippi and Missouri Valleys, the southern and northern thirds of the Plains, parts of the Southwest, and […]

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