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Northeast Drought Early Warning System

Conditions for the week of May 15-21, 2019

Half an inch to locally 2 inches of precipitation fell across parts of the Northeast, with the northern portions being wetter than normal.  The southern half of the Northeast was drier than normal, with the driest areas being western New York and extreme southeast Pennsylvania.  Wet conditions have dominated most of the Northeast for the last several months, so the region was free of abnormal dryness or drought.

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U.S. Drought Monitor - Northeast DEWS

U.S. Drought Monitor - Northeast DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - Northeast DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
5/21/2019
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
5/14/2019
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
2/19/2019
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/01/2019
95.15%4.85%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
5/22/2018
98.53%1.47%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Drought Intensities

  •       None: No Drought
  •       D0: Abnormally Dry
  •       D1: Moderate Drought
  •       D2: Severe Drought
  •       D3: Extreme Drought
  •       D4: Exceptional Drought
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