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Drought Monitor Report July 25, 2017 – All White on the Map — No Drought Conditions

As a result of the recent rains across the Southeast, the Drought map for Georgia this week is all White — No Drought Conditions.

 

The following is copy from the latest release from the National Drought Mitigation Center:

Within the announcement, there are a few links that will provide additional information.  These include:

Crops in Drought

U.S. Drought Monitor statistics (Drought Map)

Narrative of Drought

 

U.S. Drought Monitor for July 25, 2017:

 

For the contiguous 48 states, the U.S. Drought Monitor showed 10.98 percent of the area in moderate drought or worse, compared with 10.58 percent a week earlier.

Drought now affects 18,307,190 people, compared with 18,740,169 a week earlier.

 

For all 50 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, the U.S. Drought Monitor showed 10.38 percent of the area in moderate drought or worse, compared with 10.03 percent a week earlier.

Drought now affects 18,603,590 people, compared with 18,952,283 a week earlier.

 

To find populations affected by drought for specific states or time periods please visit http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/MapsAndData/DataTables.aspx

Just select one of the Population types from the Statistic Type pulldown.

 

The attachments include the weekly map and narrative as well as the one-week change map.

 

For complete U.S. Drought Monitor statistics and additional products and information, please visit http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu

 

“U.S. Crops in Drought” is updated each week:

http://www.usda.gov/oce/weather/Drought/AgInDrought.pdf