Wednesday, 28 March 2018

USA: Drought - January 2018

Source: National Centers for Environmental Information - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), webiste - 12th February 2018

NOAA reported, "(...) Based on the Palmer Drought Index, severe to extreme drought affected about 10 percent of the contiguous United States as of the end of January 2018, an increase of about 3 percent from last month. About 3 percent of the contiguous U.S. fell in the severely to extremely wet categories. (...) The first decade of the 2000s saw extensive drought and extensive wetness (...)"






Read more at: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/drought/201801