North Carolina
Drought Management Advisory Council

Map Archives

October 1, 2019

Drought Classifications

D0 - Abnormally Dry
D1 - Moderate Drought
D2 - Severe Drought
D3 - Extreme Drought
D4 - Exceptional Drought

S - Short-Term impacts, typically less than 6 months (e.g. agriculture, grasslands)
L - Long-Term impacts, typically greater than 6 months (e.g. hydrology, ecology)

D2

  • Avery
  • Cherokee
  • Clay
  • Gaston
  • Macon
  • Mitchell
  • Stokes
  • Watauga
  • Yancey

Total: 9

D1

  • Alamance
  • Alexander
  • Alleghany
  • Ashe
  • Buncombe
  • Burke
  • Cabarrus
  • Caldwell
  • Caswell
  • Catawba
  • Chatham
  • Cleveland
  • Davidson
  • Davie
  • Durham
  • Forsyth
  • Franklin
  • Graham
  • Granville
  • Guilford
  • Haywood
  • Henderson
  • Iredell
  • Jackson
  • Lee
  • Lincoln
  • Madison
  • McDowell
  • Mecklenburg
  • Montgomery
  • Moore
  • Orange
  • Person
  • Polk
  • Randolph
  • Richmond
  • Rockingham
  • Rowan
  • Rutherford
  • Scotland
  • Stanly
  • Surry
  • Transylvania
  • Union
  • Vance
  • Warren
  • Wilkes
  • Yadkin

Total: 48

D0

  • Anson
  • Cumberland
  • Halifax
  • Harnett
  • Hoke
  • Johnston
  • Nash
  • Northampton
  • Robeson
  • Swain
  • Wake
  • Wilson

Total: 12

Drought History (from the United States Drought Monitor)