US Drought Monitor
The Drought Monitor is a weekly drought assessment. It provides a consolidated depiction of national drought conditions based on a combination of drought indicators and field reports. This includes a map of drought conditions across the country and a more detailed, regional, textual explanation of current drought conditions.
Also included is a 6 week animation of drought maps, a 12 week animation , experimental short-term blends , and experimental long-term blends . Blend maps approximate impacts that respond to precipitation over varied time scales, such as agriculture, topsoil moisture, unregulated streamflows, and most aspects of wildfire danger.
This resource's categories: Drought • By Climate Trend or Characteristic • Operational • Experimental • Educational • Diagnostic • Type of Product • National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) • Academia • Department of Agriculture • Other Federal Agencies • National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) • Climate Prediction Center • National Weather Service (NWS) • NOAA • Organizational • National • Region • Spatial • Weekly • Temporal • Fire • Soil • Streamflow