Download data for all U.S. Drought Monitor categories for each week of the selected time period and location. Data options are percent of area, total area, percent of population and total population. Spatial scale choices include national, state, county and urban areas, and many more.
Choose a place, time, and Drought Monitor level, and get the proportion of an area that meets your chosen criteria. You can also specify a minimum or maximum threshold as a proportion of area.
Find out how many weeks, either consecutive or total, that each county in a state has been in a certain level of drought.
An explanation of the different types of U.S. Drought Monitor statistical data.
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The U.S. Drought Monitor is produced through a partnership between the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.