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U.S. Drought Monitor

About This Product

The Drought Monitor map is produced once a week and is a collaboration between national, state, local agencies.

The data cutoff for Drought Monitor maps is each Tuesday at 8 a.m. EDT. The maps, which are based on analysis of the data, are released each Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. 

Read the drought summary describing the conditions used to produce the map.


Submit a report of drought conditions in your area.


Drought Monitor En Espñaol.